As a mother of a son who died from an accidental drug overdose, I was encouraged to see CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s report of a real-life overdose reversal using the opioid-antidote naloxone.
Liz and Marty Perkins fight to implement 911 Good Samaritan Law in the State of Delaware.
“The Unvarnished Truth.” Filmed in May, 2013, Brooklyn, New York at the Drug Policy Alliance’s Partner’s meeting.
For too many years people with addictive illness have been banished to the criminal justice system due to ignorance, fear, and stigma.
It’s hard to imagine a greater loss. But bereaved mothers all over the US—like these four—are bravely campaigning for change, to prevent others from suffering the same.
Found, piece by piece, posthumously – Written by Jeff Cullen in September 2001 – 7 years before he died of an overdose. If anyone thinks this is “partying” or having fun, I think they should read this more than once.
Since just before the 20th of June, 2011, the first year anniversary of my only son Jamie’s death, I’ve been in a new corridor in the seemingly endless labyrinth of grieving, and I just couldn’t make it out for awhile.
This is a difficult time for my family. There are several days like this one each year, days that should be happy ones but that I struggle with. Ever since my son Jeff died as a result of an overdose in 2008, this is one of those holidays that seem designed to remind me of what I’ve lost.
Testimony by Denise Cullen in support of California Assembly Bill 472, the Good Samaritan bill to prevent avoidable overdose deaths.