Jul 13, 2022
Marie Cleary-Fishman, speaks with Holly Geyer, M.D., about the roots of the opioid epidemic and the state and federal requirements — and institutional protocols — for developing solutions.
Jul 13, 2022
The opioid crisis has been around for decades and has progressively worsen during the pandemic.
Jul 6, 2022
During the past two years, the health care field has been focused on fighting COVID-19…as it should be. Yet at the same time, another crisis surges.
Jun 21, 2022
Organizations can apply through July 29 for a portion of $10 million in funding to expand access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in rural communities, the HRSA announced.
Apr 28, 2022
Reduce barriers to naloxone access. Put it in the hands of patients, families, friends, law enforcement officers and anyone hoping for the chance to be a Good Samaritan.
Apr 21, 2022
The agency seeks comments through June 21 on a potential change that would require outpatient settings to dispense opioid pain medications with prepaid mail-back envelopes and pharmacists to provide patient education on safe disposal of opioids.
Apr 7, 2022
In this webinar, Hazelden Betty Ford’s Stephen Delisi, MD, will examine the growing rates of substance use disorder and the impact of opioids and fentanyl on communities through his role consulting with health systems and medical professionals across the country. To focus on one health system’s…
Mar 15, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announced $25.6 million in grants to expand access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder and prevent the misuse of prescription drugs.
Feb 11, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accepting comments through April 11 on a draft updated clinical practice guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.
Feb 1, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a standard clinical definition for opioid withdrawal in infants. Recently published in the Journal of Pediatrics, the definition includes prenatal exposure and at least two of the most common clinical signs of withdrawal (excessive crying,…