opiod crisis

(Photo Credit: Fulton County Government )
Maria Boynton
March 05, 2018 - 10:34 pm
According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, the state is among the top 11 states with the most deaths from prescription opioid overdose. Opioids are medicines used to help reduce pain. They also include the illegal drug heroin and fentanyl, which is a synthetic opioid. Fulton County...
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February 02, 2018 - 5:57 pm
In Georgia, Opiod Officials are warning that some addicts are abusing Imodium and other anti-diarrhea medications. This week, the FDA called on manufacturers to sell loperamide in single-dose blister packaging, in an effort to support the safe use of the drug.
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