Here, you’ll find resources, tips, and stories that will help support patients and their loved ones.
Why does fentanyl exist? The history behind the substance driving record overdose deaths in the US
Ophelia dug into the history of fentanyl to explain why the drug associated with so much despair was ever created.
Why Aren’t We Talking About Black Americans & Opioids?
Learn about the intersection of Black Americans & the opioid crisis during Black History Month. Discover insights & solutions to address this critical issue.
Can I get in a bath or hot tub while on Suboxone®?
If you've been prescribed Suboxone® to treat opioid addiction, you may be wondering if it's safe to enjoy a soak while on the medication. Learn more here!
States with the most substance use treatment centers that accept Medicaid and Medicare
Where in America can Medicaid users get easy access to substance use disorder treatment? Ophelia analyzed data from SAMHSA to find out.
It’s the Super Bowl, why isn’t anyone talking about the N.F.L. & opioids?
Discover how NFL players grapple with pain and opioid addiction long after the Super Bowl cheers fade. Learn more opioid misuse in the NFL in this post!
The state of the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania + local efforts to address the issue
Explore the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania. Learn about local efforts, harm reduction initiatives, and recent programs combating opioid misuse.
How to keep your resolution to quit opioids this year
Find effective strategies and practical tips to assist you in your journey on quitting opioid use in the new year.
What to understand about quitting opioids in the new year
Discover a sustainable plan for quitting opioids in the new year. Learn about medication-assisted treatment (MAT), debunk myths, and find support.
Can I get addicted to a prescribed dose of hydrocodone?
Explore the risks of hydrocodone addiction and learn how to take it responsibly. Understand the signs, minimize misuse risks, and find support.
Can I get addicted to a prescribed dose of oxymorphone (Opana®)?
Find out more about oxymorphone, its prescribed use, side effects, and the risk of addiction. Discover ways to minimize misuse risks.
Can I get addicted to a prescribed dose of oxycodone?
Understand oxycodone use, dosage, side effects, and the risk of addiction. Learn how to reduce addiction risks and find support for opioid addiction.
Opioid Addiction in the Military | Veterans & Drug Addiction
Explore the severity of opioid addiction in the U.S. military, affecting both active service members and veterans.
Are unhoused individuals more vulnerable to opioid addiction?
Explore the impact of the opioid crisis on the houseless population and the challenges they face in accessing addiction treatment.
How to create new substance-free holiday traditions
Explore ideas for substance-free holiday traditions for those in opioid use disorder treatment. Find tips to create new holiday activities and manage triggers.