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Drug Overdose Deaths by State

Deaths from drug and alcohol overdoses are at an all-time high according to new research conducted by AAC. While we’re still waiting on the final numbers from 2018 to be...

Mom of Tampa Overdose Victim Fights for New Drug Law Protecting Kids

Katie Golden was musical, artistic, and a former cheerleader. She also struggled with ADHD, depression, and on-and-off use of marijuana before she died of a heroin overdose the very first...

Are Drug Overdoses Causing Skyrocketing Death Rates among FL Inmates?

The Florida Department of Corrections recently released a report counting the number of lives lost in the prison system last year, and people are scrambling to figure out the why...

Overdoses Reported during Hurricane Irma

One fatal overdose in Palm Beach County was reported during Hurricane Irma, and two other people overdosed at emergency shelters that were put in place to provide refuge for Florida...

Dealer Charged with Attempted Murder When Buyer Overdoses on Fentanyl

In St. Lucie County, a woman was arrested last month on several drug-related charges, including attempted murder, when she allegedly gave a man who ultimately overdosed straight fentanyl, an opiate...

Signs of a Xanax Overdose

Xanax is the brand name of alprazolam, a popular benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety conditions, including generalized anxiety disorder, anxiety associated with depression, and panic disorder. It is sometimes also prescribed...

Signs of a Cocaine Overdose

Although cocaine is a Schedule II drug, per the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), it is most famous as a powdery, white substance of abuse. It is a potent stimulant derived from...

Signs of a Valium Overdose

Valium is the brand name of famous, long-acting benzodiazepine, diazepam. This medication, like other benzodiazepines, was created to ease anxiety and treat panic disorders, and it can also be used...

10 Dead of Drug Overdose in One Day in South Florida

In Palm Beach County, in a single day this month, 10 people lost their lives to drug overdose. Last summer, the same thing happened in Broward County. According to the...

Social Media Overdose Pictures: Invasive or Important PSA?

When one Indiana woman decided to get high on heroin in her car, she accidentally overdid it. A passerby saw that she was passed out and called for help. It...

Signs of an Overdose

An overdose occurs when an individual has consumed too much of a substance for the body to process. No matter which substance a person may be dependent on, from alcohol to cocaine...

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