France Reduces Tramadol Pill Counts Amid Rising Addiction and Deaths

Paris, France – In a move to address the rising concerns over opioid addiction, especially related to the painkiller Tramadol, France has decided to halve the number of pills in a box from 30 to a maximum of 15. This decision follows recommendations from the country’s national medicine safety body, with smaller boxes already being distributed to pharmacies across the nation. President of the French pharmacists union, Philippe Besset, emphasized the importance of treating pain …

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Local Woman Shares Life-Changing Story of Overcoming Heroin Addiction With Suboxone

MAYVILLE, NEW YORK – Jessica Crooks, a resident of Chautauqua County, has been relying on Suboxone for the past five years to combat her heroin addiction. The medication comes in a dissolvable film that she places under her tongue daily to curb her cravings and thoughts of heroin. Following a long battle with heroin addiction that severely impacted her life, Crooks opted for detox treatment that introduced her to the option of using Suboxone. This …

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Convenience Stores: A New Hotspot for Unregulated Substances and Addiction

JACKSON, Mississippi – The United States is currently facing a crisis of mental health and substance use disorders, with a record number of overdose deaths reported in the past 12 months. According to the CDC, over 112,000 overdose deaths occurred during this period. Efforts to address this crisis have largely focused on substances like fentanyl and xylazine, but there is another crisis quietly taking hold in the background – one that targets the country’s youth. …

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