There are many different types of costs associated with the opioid epidemic…The biggest share of that burden is borne by families — who measure the damage not only in financial terms, but in terms of anxiety and heartache.
Opioid Crisis: Top Doctor Urges Access to Overdose Antidote – U.S. News & World Report – April 5, 2018
The nation’s chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidone naloxone to help combat the nation’s opioid crisis and save lives.
Minneapolis police want every officer to be trained by the end of the year in how to administer a medication called Narcan, which can reverse an opioid overdose.
American Dental Association Announces New Policy to Combat Opioid Epidemic – ADA via PRNewswire – Mar 26, 2018
The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced a new policy on opioids supporting mandates on prescription limits and continuing education in what could be the first of its kind among major health care professional organizations.
Federal Budget Deal Includes $4.6 billion to Combat Opioid Epidemic – The Washington Post – Mar 25, 2018
The federal government will spend a record $4.6 billion this year to fight the nation’s deepening opioid crisis, which killed more than 42,000 Americans in 2016…
More MN Pharmacies to Offer Opioid Antidote Naloxone Without a Prescription… – Pioneer Press – Mar 21, 2018
HealthPartners and Park Nicollet pharmacies announced Wednesday that they have started providing naloxone to patients who have opioid prescriptions and are at high risk of an overdose… Read More
Minneapolis, MN – “At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident