Tags: "COVID-19"

24 May
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Florida Hit Hard by Overdose Deaths Throughout Pandemic

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, deaths from drug overdoses dramatically increased throughout the U.S. and states such as Florida have been especially hard hit. According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control, Florida accounted for ...

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11 Mar
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Overdoses Reach Their Highest Level Ever

New data released by the CDC show that over 83,000 people died from an overdose in the 12-month period ending in July of 2020. This tragic figure represents an 24.2% increase over the 12-month period ending in July of 2019 ...

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21 Oct
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New Resources!

Check out and share the following three new resources: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use, Opioid Overdose, and Treatment; Substance Use and Mental Health Implications for the Workplace; and Kratom.

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23 Sep
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Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use, Opioid Overdose, and Treatment

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges for millions of adults with substance use disorders. New obstacles for obtaining treatment exist as do increasing stressors, including isolation, unemployment, and illness.

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20 May
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New Resources!

We’re excited to announce the development of four new prevention resources!¬†Learn about vaping, smoking, and COVID-19; how you can prevent an opioid related death; the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs; and the impact of marijuana use on adolescents. Check ...

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14 Apr
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Smoking marijuana may increase risk of infection and serious complications from coronavirus

The US Centers for Disease Control reported several risk factors for severe complications and mortality from coronavirus infection including a weakened immune system, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and, unsurprisingly, cigarette smoking. It follows then that those with a ...

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06 Apr
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Isolation due to coronavirus coupled with stimulus checks may spell relapse and overdose for many

The covid-19 pandemic is one of the most challenging circumstances ever encountered in the history of the United States. The isolating shelter-in-place orders that are in effect in all but 9 states presents a unique set of difficulties for both ...

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