In March 2011 I lost my younger brother Josh to an accidental overdose of hydromorphone. I started raising awareness regarding the prescription drug epidemic, more specifically opioids in my local community. This was the birth of Get Prescription Drugs off the Street (GPDOTS) and began my mission to bring awareness, education, and accountability to the… Continue reading The opioid epidemic – So you want to talk about personal responsibility?
Why do we need a Prescription Drug Drop Off Day? I believe that is the real question that should be asked. Why is there a need for people to empty their medicine cabinets once a year and turn over thousands of unused prescription medications? Could it be that physicians are over prescribing or prescribing unnecessary… Continue reading Why do we need a Prescription Drug Drop off Day?
I do not trust a word Mary Lynch has to say , as she was a co-investigator on a tramadol study in PHN with Purdue Pharma. In this interview on the Current Mary Lynch talks about these fabulous guidelines we have that are preventing deaths. I also hate how she said opioids are a necessity… Continue reading Prescription drugs: Battling abuse without restricting use – The Current – CBC Radio
So I wonder what solution the working group came back with? Anyone care to share??? To learn more about the Kristin Dowling Story CLICK HERE <—————