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Prescription Drug
Friday, May 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Targeted Response Technical Assistance (STR-TA) Consortium »
  STR-TA Consortium Accepting TA Requests The State Targeted Response Technical Assistance (STR-TA) Consor...
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prescription Nation 2018 »
National Safety Council releases Prescription Nation 2018 Facing America’s opioid epidemic • Defining the issu...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids, Cocaine, and Psychostimulants »
U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise Increase Fueled by Synthetic Opioids  ...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Drug That Stops Opioid Overdoses »
Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Drug That Stops Opioid Overdoses   R ead Article
Friday, February 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Issue Brief: Fatal Overdose Review Panels – Overview of Laws in Six States »
Issue Brief: Fatal Overdose Review Panels – Overview of Laws in Six States - From The Network for Public Health Law &...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reducing Prescription Opioid Misuse in North Carolina »
Reducing Prescription Opioid Misuse in North Carolina HealthyPeople 2020 Stories from the Field Read more
Thursday, January 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Are Prescribers Required to Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs? »
Data Visualization When Are Prescribers Required to Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs? Data show man...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Crisis Blamed For Sharp Increase In Accidental Deaths In U.S. »
Opioid Crisis Blamed For Sharp Increase In Accidental Deaths In U.S. Read Article
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid & Health Indicators Database »
Opioid & Health Indicators Database http://opioid.amfar.org/ 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Opioid Epidemic, States Intensify Prescription Drug Monitoring »
In Opioid Epidemic, States Intensify Prescription Drug Monitoring   Read article
Thursday, December 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC releases: Drug Overdose Deaths in the U.S. - 2016 Data »
The NCHS published a brief report on Drug Overdose Deaths in the U.S. with new data for 2016.  The numbers are pretty...
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Communities in Crisis: Local Responses to Behavioral Health Challenges »
Communities in Crisis: Local Responses to Behavioral Health Challenges Read More
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tackling the Opioid Epidemic and its Hidden Causalities: LHD Congressional Briefing »
NACCHO recently held a congressional briefing to discuss the need for a strong federal-state-local partnership and de...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Underestimated Cost of Opioid Epidemic »
The President's Council of Economic Advisers says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion....
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pain in the Nation »
State specific data on drugs, alcohol, and suicides from Trust for America's Health and the Wellbeing Trust Learn...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Illicit Drug Use and Disorders, and Drug Overdose Deaths in Non and Metropolitan Areas »
Illicit Drug Use, Illicit Drug Use Disorders, and Drug Overdose Deaths in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas — United...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study Finds Increasing Number of Children Arrive at Emergency Departments Addicted to Opioids »
Study Finds Increasing Number of Children Arrive at Emergency Departments Addicted to Opioids - American Academy of Pediat...
Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 CDC Prescription Drug MME Data Available »
The 2017 CDC MME file is now posted https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/resources/data.html .
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Releases Opioid Prescribing Rate Maps »
Dear colleague, Earlier this month, we released the issue of CDC Vital Signs which featured different facets of...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Analyzing the Opioid Epidemic in the News »
In a new preliminary analysis , PHI's Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG) looked at news coverage from Northern Cali...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
REPORT: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: Evidence-Based Practices to Optimize Prescriber Use »
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: Evidence-Based Practices to Optimize Prescriber Use , a report by The Pew Charit...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Opioid Guide Mobile App for Providers »
New Mobile App for Providers Launching the Week of December 12 CDC’s new Opioid Guide App makes it easier to apply...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Prescription for Action: Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis »
National League of Cities and National Association of Counties releases new report: A Prescription for Action: Loca...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Natural Experiments to Address Prescription Drug Misuse »
With almost 19,000 U.S. deaths associated with opioid pain relievers in 2014, prescription drug misuse and illicit use are...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAMHSA awards grants to prevent substance use disorders in youth »
Last week the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced awards for several State, triba...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
RESOURCE: Pharmacists: On the Front Lines Addressing Prescription Opioid Abuse and Overdose »
Pharmacists: On the Front Lines Addressing Prescription Opioid Abuse and Overdose Download the Fact Sheet
Tuesday, October 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DATA RESOURCE: Analyzing Prescription Data and Morphine Milligram Equivalents »
Analyzing Prescription Data and Morphine Milligram Equivalents CDC’s Injury Center has compiled a listing of medication...
Thursday, September 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Orders Black Box Warning for Opioid and Anti-Anxiety Drug Combonations »
FDA Orders Black Box Warning for Opioid and Anti-Anxiety Drug Combinations Read Article
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CVS Health Makes Overdose-Reversal Drug Available Without A Prescription At All CVS Pharmacy Locatio »
CVS Health Makes Overdose-Reversal Drug Available Without A Prescription At All CVS Pharmacy Locations in Texas R...
Friday, June 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade »
Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade Read Article
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Details On Death Certificates Offer Layers Of Clues To Opioid Epidemic »
Details On Death Certificates Offer Layers Of Clues To Opioid Epidemic Read Article
Wednesday, May 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Confronting a Crisis: An Open Letter to America’s Physicians On the Opioid Epidemic »
Confronting a Crisis: An Open Letter to America’s Physicians On the Opioid Epidemic Read Article
Wednesday, April 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Race, Sentencing Reform and the Opioid Epidemic »
Race, Sentencing Reform and the Opioid Epidemic   Read Article
Tuesday, March 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACo, NLC Form Joint Task Force on Opiod Abuse Epidemic »
NACo, NLC Form Joint Task Force on Opiod Abuse Epidemic Read Article
Wednesday, February 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shortage Of Addiction Counselors Further Strained By Opioid Epidemic »
Shortage Of Addiction Counselors Further Strained By Opioid Epidemic Read Article

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