Featured Commentary: Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Center on Addiction are Merging
Both nonprofits have merged to transform how our nation addresses addiction, explains Creighton Drury, CEO at Center on Addiction.
One of the side effects of the current opioid epidemic is an increased rate of intravenous (IV) drug use — meaning directly injecting opioids or other substances into a vein. It’s a practice that layers risk on top of risk. Yet unfortunately, simply knowing the risks isn’t an effective deterrent, nor a bridge to addiction treatment.