Unfortunately, overdose deaths are not unique to celebrities. This article from the Associated Press via ABC News shines a light on the alarming rate of overdose death. It indiscriminately kills and is dangerous to us all. Some people overdose from opioids and other substances without knowing it. If you know you’re under the weather or just don’t think you should take one more pain pill, your best option would be to wait it out.

If you want to talk about weaning off opioids, please call Dr Sueno to see if there is something he can do to help.

If you are worried for yourself or for a loved one about addiction to opioids or heroin, please reach out to a local or national help line.

Washington Recovery Help Line, 866-789-1511
Narcotics Anonymous, 253-531-8792 (Tacoma area) or 855-464-7477 (Seattle area)
Federal SAMHSA National Help Line, 800-662-HELP (4357)