The opioid crisis on the East Coast and in the Midwest has fueled a national surge in drug deaths, even as fatal overdoses have decreased or remained stable in parts of the West, new federal data show.
November 9, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
This week’s 2017 National Meeting of the American Public Health Association featured almost a dozen sessions on today’s opioid crisis. My commentary today seeks to provide an overview of where we currently stand in our national efforts to address this profound...
September 30, 2017 | Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Researchers have identified patterns in opioid prescribing nationwide, noting that the variations discovered aren’t tied to clinical factors, but rather are tied to factors such as age or insurance source.
A study published by Caron Treatment Centers shows fewer parents talk with their children about the dangers of prescription painkillers than those that discuss alcohol, illegally obtained drugs or safe sex.