This is the time of year when many college students return home to see family and friends, and to face nosy but well-meaning questions about school. Just as everyone at the holiday table will press them for information, students will be trying to assert some independence.
Across America, far too many families and communities are spending this holiday season not with celebration or cheer, but with heartbreak over the loss or suffering of a loved one to the opioid epidemic.
Reports have revealed that actor Kevin Spacey checked himself into the same rehab center where movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is also allegedly seeking treatment for sex addiction. Fox News’ Dr. Manny sits down with two psychologists to discuss what kind of help patients actually get at these expensive facilities and if they work.
For the first time in America, we are properly tackling drug addiction as a public health issue requiring public health solutions, rather than a public safety issue necessitating heavy-handed and ineffective criminal penalties.
Today nearly 100 Americans will die from a drug overdose involving prescription drugs.
Last year more than 64,000 Americans in every corner of our country were lost to drug overdoses. That’s 142 people each day.