The opioid crisis in a slow-moving, mass-casualty event that has become one of the worst public health disasters in American History. As a healthcare attorney, Nelson has spent the past two-year decades responding to overdose deaths and solving problems related to...
With national media noting a steep rise in fentanyl-related deaths, American Addiction Centers has seen the presence of fentanyl in patients seeking treatment at its centers nearly double since 2016. Read More.
The White House is touting progress in the battle against the country’s opioid epidemic, but health policy researchers warn the Trump administration against claiming credit, and say planned cuts to Medicaid funding could exacerbate the crisis. Read More.
Roughly 1.5 million fewer painkillers are being prescribed each year in nine rural Minnesota communities as a result of an ambitious collaboration to battle the rising problem of opioid overdoses. Read More.