To help raise awareness of prescription drug addiction. The abuse and misuse of these controlled substances lead to serious illness, depression, deaths from overdose and suicide, and devastations of caregivers and loved ones.
Save the Michaels of the World, Inc. was established in June of 2011 as a small kitchen roundtable action group, to bring attention and awareness of the devastating effects of opioid medications after the death by suicide of 20 year old Michael David Israel. Read More
C-SPAN: Governor Peter Shumlin on the Root Cause of Opioid Crisis Powerful remarks from Governor Peter Shumlin of Vermont on Pharma's role in the opioid addiction epidemic
The National Safety Council (NSC) would like to thank the CDC, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and the Board of Scientific Counselors for their work to address our Nation’s opioid epidemic and in the development of these draft guidelines. Read More
A.G. Schneiderman calls on the federal government to adopt proposed guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain Guidelines From The Centers For Disease Control Can Assist Primary Care Physicians To Prescribe Opioids Properly. Schneiderman: By Adopting The Proposed Guidelines, We Can Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse By Providing Our Doctors With Better Guidance For Prescribing Opioids Read More
Save the Michaels of the World, Inc. is a not for profit organization created to help raise awareness of addiction to prescription pain medication. The abuse and misuse of these controlled substances lead to serious illness, depression, death from overdose and suicide, and devastations of care givers and loved ones. This addiction to prescription pain medication has become an epidemic in this country. Our organization has raised awareness across the country. Unlike other organizations we are not funded by pharmaceutical companies; we rely solely on individual donations.