The Weekly Brief: Opioid Research and Relapse Responses
In The News – For Your Sense of the Nation’s Opioid Response
The state has enjoyed a 33% decrease of fatal opioid overdoses between 2017 and 2018. But what did Narcan have to do with it? Find out!
Opioid abuse devastates the Appalachian region, but the data collected there isn’t perfect. However, researchers from Penn State, Pittsburgh University, and West Virginia University are filling in the gaps as you read this. Learn more!
Northeast Oklahoma A&M College has almost $70,000 of state funding, and a few ambitious ideas of what to do with it. They’re planning a new counseling team, but that’s only the first step. Learn more!
Featured Articles – For Your Sense of Your Own Opioid Response
The fact that your doctor gives you a painkiller doesn’t mean there’s not a risk. What should you watch out for with your prescription opioids? Learn our three strategies.
No one plans to relapse into opioid use, but it could be wise. How should you think about responding to relapse? Learn a few productive steps.
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