Opioid Resource Center
The Midwest and West Coast are hot spots for co-use, reflecting historic trends, and white users are more vulnerable.
In small Philadelphia trial, researcher says, amateur first responders already have saved lives.
About 90% of opioid samples in Vancouver study turned up positive for dangerous adulterant.
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BronxCare Health System was able to take in patients with substance use disorders at a time when other detox units were closed.
Experts warn that these "deaths of despair" may well increase in the wake of COVID-19.
From the Journals
“We found that women with anxiety disorders have a 50% increased risk of developing a heart condition or stroke,” said Dr. John McGrath.
Right now, said Dr. Nora Volkow, “we are in the dark as to how COVID infections have affected the number of overdose deaths.”
Those over age 65 years fill prescriptions for twice the amount, compared with younger adults.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, “it is especially important” for clinicians to ensure that individuals with OUD continue to receive evidence-based...
Patients in some opioid treatment programs will be allowed to take home their medication.