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Drug Overdose Deaths Showed a One-Year Decline in 2018. But There’s More to the Story.

Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News     Detective Ryan Holets, whose personal story includes the adoption of an infant born to a drug-addicted mother, addressed the Republican National Convention on its second night. He praised President Donald Trump’s efforts in addressing drug and opioid abuse and noted “drug overdose deaths decreased in 2018 for the…

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Therapy of Opioid Use Disorder: Overdose Prevention

Overdose Prevention Education for Clinicians Treating Patients for an Opioid Use Disorder Provided the increasing of opioid associated overdose fatalities in the United States over the previous years the value of a vibrant, patient focused method to opioid overdose danger for clients in therapy for opioid usage problem can not be emphasized sufficient. This short…

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Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: Overdose Prevention

Overdose Prevention Education for Clinicians Treating Patients for an Opioid Use Disorder Given the doubling of opioid related overdose deaths in the US over the past decade the importance of a dynamic, patient centered approach to opioid overdose risk for patients in treatment for opioid use disorder cannot be stressed enough. This brief NIDA video…

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