Type: Keyphrase
Name: Overdose
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Death toll from heroin skyrockets in New York City

The number of people who died from unintentional heroin overdoses in New York City last year was the highest in a decade, according to data released last week by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.In New York, where the overall rate of ... [Published HeraldNet - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Agencies call for drug injecting centres

• Drug treatment centres are calling for medically supervised injecting centres to be introduced to help cut down on overdoses.A NORTHSIDE based drug treatment facility is calling for injecting centres to be set up in Dublin so drug addicts can get their ... [Published Dublin People - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Overdose, Drugs, Dublin, Ireland
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Hoosiers remember loved ones on Overdose Awareness Day

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A group of Hoosiers are trying to make sure those who have lost their lives to addiction are not forgotten.Sunday is International Overdose Awareness Day and September is National Recovery Month, the focus is on treatment and health ... [Published WISH-TV - 8 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

New Street Drug Found to be Much More Powerful Than Heroin

According to an article posted in Medical News Today (8/21), entitled Emerging Street Drug Fifteen Times Stronger than Heroin , a new opiate has begun to hit the streets of America which is fifteen times more potent than heroin. Known as acetyl fentanyl, ... [Published MoneyShow.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Do Medical Pot Laws Curb Fatal Opiate Overdoses?

This photo shows marijuana that has been designated for medical use. The picture was taken by Heather Fazio, political director for the Marijuana Policy Project in Texas, at Medicine Man, a marijuana store in Colorado.A new study reveals that there are ... [Published San Antonio Current - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Overdose Of Prescription Drug Oxycodone Even Deadlier Than Heroin

Shocking revelations about oxycodone, which is a commonly used opioid painkiller, have emerged during the Overdose Awareness Day held on Sunday. As per the report released by National Coronial Information Systems, oxycodone has even surpassed notorious ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 4 reports

Drug overdose victims remembered at Montreal vigil

CBC News Saturday 30th August, 2014"I've lost a lot of friends," said ?ric Plourde (left), a drug outreach worker and a writer for L'Injecteur magazine. He spoke to the small crowd gathered at Place Emilie-Gamelin along with R?mi Pelletier, another outreach ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Rockford Remembers Those Lost to Overdose

ROCKFORD, IL--The Hope Over Addiction group hosted their second event to remember those lost to overdose.Stateliners gathered to raise awareness and help educate on the issue.In 2013 there were over 120 overdose deaths in Winnebago County.Winnebago county ... [Published MyStateLine.com - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: Overdose, Addiction, Cocaine
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 5 reports

Woman found dead in street

HIGH POINT —Stacy Green got her three children ready for school about 6 a.m. She opened her front door with her children in tow to see police lights and yellow crime-scene tape marked around the street sign in front of her house.A neighbor had called ... [Published High Point Enterprise - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 3 reports

Duo pose for a Facebook 'selfie' with dead friend after he dies from an overdose

So what does a couple do after a friend dies of a drug overdose ? If you said call the authorities, you would be wrong. On Friday, The New York Daily News reported that Missouri police charged Chelsie Berry, 24, and Jerred Prier, 28, with abandonment ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

UNODC supports awareness about overdose

- According to the UNODC's World Drug Report 2014 , there are approximately 180,000 drug related deaths each year, most of them due to preventable overdoses. Opioid overdose makes up the largest category, affecting mainly young people: 13 per cent of ... [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Overdose Awareness Day Looks To Make A Differnce In Addiction Stigma

- "International Overdose Awareness Day is held on August 31st each year, as a way to commemorate those who have died as a result of a drug overdose, acknowledges the grief felt by their loved ones, and combat the stigma surrounding the disease of a ... [Published 1888PressRelease - Aug 30 2014]


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Marijuana is often called a gateway drug. But a new study says it may keep people from trying dangerous alternatives. ...
How To Decrease Overdose Deaths [Published The Young Turks - YouTube - Aug 31 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzbw1BZkbpU&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;How To Decrease Overdose Deaths "A new study suggests that medical marijuana could provide some relief ...
Texas Man Gets 20 Years for Selling Deadly Synt... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 30 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas -- A man from Katy, Texas--a suburb of Houston--was recently sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for selling synthetic drugs to customers in almost every U.S. state. Two teenagers in North Dakota ultimately died after ingesting ...
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