Tags: "opioid"

01 Dec
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Overdose deaths top 100,000

According to the latest data from the CDC, overdose deaths rose by 29% from 78,056 in the 12-month period ending in April 2019 to 100,306 in the subsequent 12 month period. This represents the highest 12-month total in American history.

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10 May
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It’s National Prevention Week!

It's National Prevention Week (NPW)! This annual health observance week is sponsored by SAMHSA to increase awareness and action for substance use prevention and promotion of positive mental health.

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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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05 Aug
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Unleashing A Beast: Marijuana is not the Solution

As we collectively attempt to put out the fire of the third and deadliest wave of the opioid epidemic, we should not pour in the fuel of marijuana legalization.

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