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Health officials warn fake ‘blue pills’ are causing hundreds of overdoses in SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – South Carolina’s Opioid Emergency Response Team has issued a warning about a new counterfeit pain pill blamed for hundreds of opioid overdoses across the state. The OERT advisory said the fake, 30mg Roxicodone, also known as “blue pills,” are laced with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid. Since January 2020, more than […]

More than 378,000 South Carolinians are in recovery for a substance use disorder. It’s time we embrace their recovery.

More than 378,000 South Carolinians are living full lives – in recovery. It’s time we all embrace recovery, not just those who are overcoming a substance use disorder. Once we understand that this is a treatable disease and not a moral failing, better days are ahead for everyone. People can and do recover, going on to lead […]