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What to do if you think someone is overdosingIt may be hard to tell whether a person is high or experiencing an overdose. If...

Clinicians play an important role in raising awareness about naloxone. Talk with your patients and their family, friends, and caregivers about the benefits of...

This study investigated whether bupropion and OUD medications (buprenorphine, naltrexone, and methadone) are associated with decreased stimulant-related ED admissions and hospitalizations in people with...

Background: In 2017, 45% of rural adults reported being directly impacted by the opioid epidemic. While research on the experiences of those using prescription...

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    "Perceptions of prescription #opioid use among rural #farming and #ranching communities: Preliminary implications for #outreach & #treatment" explores the prevalence & views of prescription opioids among rural producers & farmworkers. Read it in #SAj now! https://t.co/Ses8vnFbXF - view on twitter

A pharmacotherapy expert walks readers through the ways different forms of heath IT can help detect and track prescription drug abuse – and prevent...

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    How #tech can help providers fight back against the #opioid epidemic - A pharmacotherapy expert walks readers through the ways different forms of heath IT can help detect and track prescription drug abuse – and prevent it. https://t.co/O9GV1qqNo9 - view on twitter

Individuals involved with the criminal legal system have high rates of opioid use and are disproportionately low income, meaning that the majority of them...

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    Medications for #opioid use disorder are proven to treat addiction and help keep patients in treatment both during and after incarceration—but few jails and prisons offer them. 3 proposed laws could help change that. https://t.co/W2oLf7v9LL - view on twitter

The number of fatal drug overdoses in Philadelphia has been growing in recent years, with about 1,215 deaths in both 2017 and 2020. And...

Patients being treated virtually for opioid addiction may have to return to in-person care if the federal government doesn’t extend regulations allowing these types...

Fentanyl continues to drive the majority of overdose deaths in the...

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    Data from @CDCgov shows that overdose deaths reached a record high in 2021 of 107,600 death—a 15% increase from 2020. Fentanyl—a powerful synthetic #opioid often combined with other substances—was involved in nearly three-quarters of 2021’s deaths. https://t.co/IPcg2uRR3j - view on twitter

UNC Horizons provides residential care for pregnant people and parents with substance use disorders and is one of the few residential facilities in the...

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    . @UNC_SOM’s helps pregnant people at high risk for #opioid overdose—like those recently incarcerated—receive integrated care for themselves and their children. Residential facilities like this are crucial to helping parents in recovery. https://t.co/UzaGTUEBeu - view on twitter