opioids

Opioids: Unexpected recovery

Ramona Osborne often sat on the edge of death and dangled her feet over the side. Her story is one of being at the bottom of an opiate pit and finally clawing her way out. And now it’s sometimes a couple of months between hearing of a friend or a friend’s child lost to a

2017-11-05T21:33:15+00:00

Tennessee has taken concrete steps to battle the opioid crisis in the last few years.

The state repealed a law in 2015 called The Intractable Pain Act. That law said a doctor who refused to prescribe opioids to patients who requested the treatment was legally obligated to inform the patient of a physician who specialized in the treatment of severe chronic pain with methods that included opioids. New laws were

2017-10-28T21:14:56+00:00