August 2016 Radio Episode: Preventing and Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse: Our Nation’s Challenge

 
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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

This show will highlight recent trends in prescription opioid misuse and heroin use; opioid use disorders; and emergency department visits, overdose, and treatment episodes related to prescription opioids and heroin. The discussion will highlight the White House initiative on High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, which applies a broad range of efforts to reduce the distribution and use of heroin. The panel discussion will cover prevention efforts and resources to counter the increased risk of HIV and hepatitis related to injection drug use, and will also address treatment options, including MAT, and SAMHSA resources that can help people with opioid use disorder find their own path to recovery.

Language: 
English
Last Updated: 08/03/2016