Tag: opioids

    Rising Meth-Involved Deaths of Major Concern Amid Estimated 2018 Overdose Fall

    For the first time since the 1990s, fatal drug overdoses decreased in 2018, according ...

    To Taper a Pain Patient? It’s Never One-Size-Fits-All

    Many years ago, I broke my ankle⁠—tibia and fibula⁠—in a fall from a horse. ...

    How Did We Come to Abandon America’s Pain Patients?

    Overdoses—not those involving prescription opioids, but of heroin and illicit fentanyl, often combined with ...

    Nurse Who Gave Her Meds to MAT-Deprived Patients Convicted

    On November 18, 2018 at Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center (MASAC) at Plymouth, ...

    NYC Syringe Programs Successfully Serving the Most Vulnerable New Yorkers

    New York City’s syringe service programs (SSPs) are successfully getting harm reduction resources into ...

    NYC Jail Deprived Trans Women of MAT for Years

    Between 2015 and 2018, transgender women incarcerated in New York City’s first-of-its-kind Transgender Housing ...

    Harm Production: Ontario’s Brutal Cuts Add Fuel to the Overdose Fire

    Viewed from the United States, Canada’s comparatively liberal social mores and universal healthcare would ...