Key Things To Know About Angel Dust

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated January 27, 2019

What is Angel Dust and How Does it Work? Angel dust is another term for phencyclidine (PCP). It is a mind-altering drug that can trigger hallucinations. It has been around since the 1950s and was first used as a local anesthetic. However, angel dust was quickly banned when health experts realized that it had dangerous Read More

Politico Poll on Addiction Reveals Deficiencies in Policy

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated January 25, 2019

One of the most important tools for any society to wield in against its problems is government and policy. When the government reflects the desires of the people and addresses their concerns, it can be a powerful force for change and societal improvement. Many social programs remain popular today and began with citizen action bringing Read More

Seattle Needle Exchanges More Than Just Place To Inject

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated December 14, 2018

One of the most controversial steps that have been taken to help with America’s overdose and drug addiction problems, especially those addicted to opioids, are safe injection sites and needle exchanges. Their primary purpose is to have people on standby who can monitor people injecting and prevent overdose as well as keep infectious and potentially Read More

Fentanyl Deaths In Washington Up 70 Percent

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated December 6, 2018

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 70,237 people died from drug overdoses nationally in 2017. Forty percent involved fentanyl or similar synthetic opioids, up 45 percent over 2016 records. In Washington, the total deaths from overdose of the synthetic drug were 48 people for the entire year of 2017 but already Read More

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