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January often brings a time of reflection and fresh starts to a new year. Some may be struggling with issues of substance misuse and need resources to learn more about it – whether it has touched them directly or they just want to understand the topic better, especially from a first-person point of view. Because… Read More »
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced today that event registration is open for the next National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), to be held on Jan. 22-27, 2019. NDAFW is an annual, week-long series of educational events that link teens with scientific experts to SHATTER THE… Read More »
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The NNLM NER invites you to attend two upcoming webinars on substance use disorder and investigate innovative strategies for the prevention and treatment. How to Save a Life – Administering Naloxone 101 September 5, 2018 1-2PM (EST) Bonnie White EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, CCM, Interim Assistant Dean, MCPHS University, Worcester, MA Francis Melaragni, MBA, CMA, Director of Pharmaceutical… Read More »
Date/Time: Thursday, July 12, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET Presenter: J. Aaron Johnson, PhD, Interim Director, Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Augusta University, Augusta, GA Contact: For additional information or questions, please contact Aimee Gogan. Presentation Summary: This presentation will briefly examine the history behind the US… Read More »
Author: Aimee Gogan, Health Professionals and Evaluation Coordinator, NNLM SEA On any given day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids, including prescription pain medication, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. Opioid addiction, misuse, and overdose is a national public health crisis with devastating consequences for individuals, communities,… Read More »