This summer, San Diego County sheriff’s deputies will become the first law enforcement officers in California to carry naloxone, a life-saving drug that can reverse the effects of an opiate overdose.
We know that the stress of worrying about how you’ll pay for drug or alcohol rehab is enough to keep you up at night. That’s why we’ve put together a free electronic brochure — “Everything You Need to Know About Paying for Rehab… And Why You Can’t Afford Not to Seek Treatment,” — to guide you and your family through the process of securing funding for a rehab program that will meet your or your loved one’s needs.
Wondering how severe the addiction problem is in your state? Use our interactive infographic to find statistics for abuse of alcohol, painkillers, illegal drugs, cocaine and marijuana in each of the 50 states and in the nation as a whole. Just click on a state to see its stats and find out what substance causes the biggest problems for its citizens.
Your loved one has become more withdrawn the fewer hours of daylight there are. The cold weather and snow seems to drain all of her energy, and she’s anxious, moody and irritable. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affects millions of people each year, but that may not be all that’s going on with your loved one. Watch for signs that your loved one is coping with her depression in a dangerous way, and be quick to help her.