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Discharged, dismissed: ERs often miss chance to set overdose survivors on ‘better path’

Discharged, dismissed: ERs often miss chance to set overdose survivors on ‘better path’

New study identifies many key lessons to establish sanctioned safe consumption sites

New study identifies many key lessons to establish sanctioned safe consumption sites

Changing nature of opioid epidemic could be responsible for increase in overdose deaths

Changing nature of opioid epidemic could be responsible for increase in overdose deaths

What ‘dope sick’ really feels like

What ‘dope sick’ really feels like

Support from trusted adults can reduce risk of dying in suicidal teens, finds study

Support from trusted adults can reduce risk of dying in suicidal teens, finds study

HEROES awarded two grants to support opioid intervention program in Houston

HEROES awarded two grants to support opioid intervention program in Houston

Are Electronic Cigarettes Facilitating Illicit Drug Use?

Are Electronic Cigarettes Facilitating Illicit Drug Use?

Opioid-related auto fatalities in Maryland remain stable from 2006 to 2017

Opioid-related auto fatalities in Maryland remain stable from 2006 to 2017

Rutgers study uncovers new threat in the opiate epidemic

Rutgers study uncovers new threat in the opiate epidemic

Lawsuit details how the Sackler family allegedly built an Oxycontin fortune

Lawsuit details how the Sackler family allegedly built an Oxycontin fortune

Opioid overdose epidemic likely to increase in the U.S in coming years

Opioid overdose epidemic likely to increase in the U.S in coming years

Research finds steep rise in infection-related stroke due to opioid epidemic

Research finds steep rise in infection-related stroke due to opioid epidemic

Researchers find promising technique for estimating rural intravenous drug use

Researchers find promising technique for estimating rural intravenous drug use

Columbia researchers develop 'Cascade of Care' model to reduce opioid overdose and death

Columbia researchers develop 'Cascade of Care' model to reduce opioid overdose and death

UC team designs new naloxone-dispensing smart device

UC team designs new naloxone-dispensing smart device

Opioid overdose patients can be safely discharged an hour after administration of naloxone

Opioid overdose patients can be safely discharged an hour after administration of naloxone

Study takes a step closer to understanding the body's response to opioid painkillers

Study takes a step closer to understanding the body's response to opioid painkillers

Increased physician-targeted marketing associated with higher opioid overdose deaths

Increased physician-targeted marketing associated with higher opioid overdose deaths

Rapid-acting fentanyl test strips found to be effective at reducing overdose risk

Rapid-acting fentanyl test strips found to be effective at reducing overdose risk

County by county, researchers link opioid deaths to drugmakers’ marketing

County by county, researchers link opioid deaths to drugmakers’ marketing