Christy K

About Christy K

Christy K is a writer and researcher for Northpoint. She began her writing career in 2010, and has written for the medical, finance, and lifestyle industry, although she specializes in medical and scientific writing. Christy holds a B.S. degree in Cell Biology and Genetics, and is passionate about the latest research in the addiction industry.

Columbine High School shooting survivor Austin Eubanks dies at 37 from Opioid Overdose

By |2019-08-31T02:11:55+00:00June 10th, 2019|

Austin Eubanks, one of the survivors from the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, was found dead in his house on May 18, 2019. He had passed away from an overdose, and no foul play was suspected. Eubanks had been sober for many years prior but had relapsed. He was found dead after a welfare check, as he was not answering his phone. Eubanks lost the battle with the very disease that he was fighting so hard to help others face. His legacy was to build a community of support for those who were struggling with [...]

The Justice Department Claims that Drugmaker Indivior Lied About Popular Opioid Treatment

By |2019-10-09T17:04:32+00:00April 13th, 2019|

If you’ve been following the news lately, then you’ve probably read some unsettling news. The Justice Department has recently brought charges against Indivior, the maker of Suboxone. There’s a lot of disagreements against whether Suboxone, the popular opioid treatment, actually works. This opioid treatment is currently being used by many doctors and rehab centers to treat opioid addiction. These charges come just as the government has been taking legal action against many opioid drugmakers. Many people believe that prescription opioids and opioid treatment have been driving the rise in addiction rates and have become [...]

How Dry January Can Jump-Start Your Recovery

By |2019-10-02T20:18:28+00:00December 31st, 2018|

Whenever the start of the year comes around, about 40% of Americans will make New Year’s resolutions. They take this time as an opportunity to reflect upon themselves and their lives. They find out what they’re lacking, and resolve to make changes that will benefit their lives. About 45% of those who make New Year’s resolutions want to either lose weight or get in shape. 16% want to quit smoking, and 53% want to save money. You can lose weight, become healthier and save money if you participate in Dry January. In fact, Dry [...]

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