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Roland Lamb

(Dr. Matthew Hurford, left, and Roland Lamb.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Health Officials Warn of Deadly Scourge of Fentanyl Abuse

According to those in the addiction-fighting business, fentanyl is about 50 times as powerful as heroin but without the euphoric rush.

05/13/2014

(Roland Lamb is the Director of Philadelphia's Office of Addiction Services. Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Abuse of Prescription Drugs Is An ‘Epidemic,’ According To Philadelphia Officials

The growing addiction problem is adding to the number of emergency room visits, rescue calls, treatment placements and deaths in Philadelphia every year.

10/08/2013

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