“Newer research tells us that opioids can actually cause pain. It activates the pain centers in the brain and the pain receptors on the cells, so it’s really, for a lot of people, making their pain worse or keeping their pain alive.”
A Florida police department used this clever image to show the true danger of heroin, fentanyl and carfentanil, and how much it would take to kill you.
“I took the ashes of my son, in a shoe box. I held him in a shoe box. The same son I had held 21 years ago as a baby. And I sprinkled his ashes there.”
Did you attend your high school prom? Was it a disaster like so many others experienced? Would you love to have a re-do?
The main takeaway is that Washington County is still experiencing a staggering rate of death.
It may not be a replacement to treatment, but it has the potential to be a strong enhancement.
Doesn’t it feel great when good people are awarded for their hard work? That’s exactly what is happening here.
The biannual Drug Take Back event is happening again this Friday [today] and Saturday, April 28th and 29th at the Airport Mall on Union Street, Bangor. Representative from the Bangor Police Department and Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office will be there Friday starting at 7:00 a.m., and again on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. […]
“I was intent on reducing the painful suffering of my patients, and too unaware of the suffering that might develop if my pills were used inappropriately.”
Max was scared that the pain medication needed after his surgery to fix a broken bone in his hand would hurt him, and he was right.