Resources & Education

June 22nd, 2017

Psychological vs. Physical Addiction

The disease of addiction has had an impact on a large percentage of our population. Read more
June 1st, 2017

The Risk of Overdose After Detox: What Causes this Dangerous Behavior?

The decision to detox is one that takes tremendous commitment and courage. When a detox program ends however, the work, and the commitment, does not. Read more
May 11th, 2017

Blink of an Eye Movie Premiere

PREMIERE of the Short Film – BLINK OF AN EYE Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, The Buffalo Police Department and local filmmakers made this film to help address the skyrocketing heroin epidemic.  Read more
May 2nd, 2017

Odd Bathroom Behavior

Warning Signs that Someone You Love May be Using Heroin or Other Drugs Heroin use has been on the rise nationally for many years, but what’s alarming, and giving parents cause for concern, is the increased use of heroin among teenagers. Read more
April 11th, 2017

How to Properly Dispose of Medications

Peek inside your medicine cabinet. Now dig toward the back. How man bottles of expired prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications do you have in there? Read more
April 4th, 2017

Painkillers Kill Campaign Changes Name but Does Not Lose Focus

The Painkillers Kill More than Pain awareness campaign was an initiative started by Julie and Avi Isreal’s organization, Save the Michaels of the World, following the untimely death of their son Michael. Read more
March 21st, 2017

BlueCross BlueShield Audiocast: Combating opioid abuse from a health plan’s perspective

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, prescription painkillers and heroin are claiming the lives of 91 Americans every day. Read more
July 30th, 2016

Senior Citizens Addicted to Opiates?

When you think of drug addiction, seniors are probably not the first age group that comes to mind. Read more
July 6th, 2016

You Are Never Helpless: You Can Help an Addict

Seeing a loved one struggle to overcome addiction, trapped in a vicious cycle of wanting to quit, but not knowing how, can be hopelessly painful. Read more
July 5th, 2016

The Scary Outcome of Denial

As parents, our love for our children is unwavering. We want what’s best for our children, and we only want to see futures and scenarios for our children in which they are happy, healthy, and successful. Read more

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