March 2018


Drug usage, both medical and illegal usage, grows substantially every year. As a result, the number of deaths caused by overdose continues to rise as well. In 2017, the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIH) reported that there were more than 64,000 reported overdoses with 20,000 of those overdoses resulting in fatalities. The NIH considered both prescription drugs, such as painkillers, as well as illegal drugs such as Heroin. For the unfortunate family members who…