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Call for Bold Action to Fight the Opioid Crisis as U.S. Life Expectancy Drops Due to Overdose Deaths

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 30, 2018  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Waismann Method® team is alarmed but not surprised by Thursday’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report detailing a drop in life expectancy fueled largely by the ongoing opioid epidemic. The CDC report represents the third year in a row that life expectancy has decreased.…

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Death Rates from Fentanyl Analogs Doubled

Waismann Method’s director Clare Waismann provides insight into the CDC reports on doubling of death rates from fentanyl analogs. According to the CDC’s Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report, the number of deaths from fentanyl and fentanyl analogs doubled in the first half of 2017 compared to the second half of 2016. “We need to reach patients…

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Suicide and Overdose

Suicide and overdose are two primary causes of death in the United States. The issue becomes how to differentiate intentional overdoses versus accidental ones? Is emotional pain the real cause of most deaths in our society? If this is correct, then adequate and accessible mental health care should be the focus of our efforts. Numerous…