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Fentanyl overdose is now the leading cause of death for Americans 18-45 years old ( 40% of pills with synthetic opiates per DEA contain a lethal dose)

DEA – One Pill can Kill- DEA Reveals Criminal Drug Networks Are Flooding the U.S. with Deadly Fentanyl

Fox News – Fentanyl overdoses leading cause death adults

Expose treatment centers not providing comprehensive treatment for substance abuse as falling below standards of quality of care.

The Business of Recovery: A Documentary Film– The message of this documentary is clear: It’s time that the addiction/substance use disorder treatment system enter the 21st century and put patients, not profit, first. By Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, Contributor

 

KRATOM – Is it safe or dangerous – per top US drug experts

 

Kratom: Unsafe and ineffective – Mayo Clinic

4 Myths about Kratom That You Should Stop Believing Now

What is Kratom? Uses and Side Effects – Cleveland Clinic

Kratom | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Kratom Effects | Short Term, Long Term & Side Effects – DrugAbuse.com

Drug Fact Sheet: Kratom – DEA

Kratom: Uses, Effects, Hazards & Abuse Potential – Drugs.com

Consider the use of medication-assisted treatment, now called MOUD, as its primarily used for Opioid Use Disorder, due to its high relapse and overdose rate; along with behavioral therapy.

SAMSHA- Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Educate doctors, patients and families about what good addiction treatment must include. Medical providers, patients and families need to be far more informed consumers to advocate for effective treatments.

How Doctors Think: Addiction, Neuroscience and Your Treatment Plan

How to we stop the sale of drugs on the internet including on social media apps

Snapchat Details Steps Being Taken To Stop Illegal Drug Sales On App

Social media has provided a new marketplace for drugs and police are struggling to keep up – ABC News

Where Teens Get Illicit Drugs

Street Corner to Social Media: How Illicit Drugs Have Swamped the Internet

TikTok, Instagram face pressure to stop illegal drug sales as overdose deaths soar

5 Ways to Thwart Illegal Drug Dealing Online

With Overdose Deaths at a Historic High, FBI and Partners Target Online Drug Markets

Inside the dark web drug trade

The DOJ Wants To Stop Drug Sales On The Dark Web, But That’s A Tough Task