Opioids

National Press Foundation link: Alternatives to Opioids to Manage Pain September 14, 2016

Alternatives to Opioids to Manage Pain

From Yoga to NSAIDs, Other Ways to Ease Pain

National Press Foundation link: Treatment and Opioids April 15, 2016

Treatment and Opioids

Despite Availability of Effective Treatments, Use Not Widely Understood

National Press Foundation link: Words Matter in Writing About Opioids April 15, 2016

Words Matter in Writing About Opioids

Language About Addiction Should Be Carefully Chosen

National Press Foundation link: Using Data to Document Drug Deaths April 14, 2016

Using Data to Document Drug Deaths

Health Survey Data Can Pinpoint Opioid Deaths

National Press Foundation link: Policing Opioids April 14, 2016

Policing Opioids

Law Enforcement Takes a Different Tactic on Opioid Users

National Press Foundation link: Role of Big Pharma and FDA April 14, 2016

Role of Big Pharma and FDA

Interaction Between Drugmakers, Regulators Confounds Solutions in Opioid Epidemic

National Press Foundation link: Reporting on Opioids April 14, 2016

Reporting on Opioids

Reporters Examining Opioid Epidemic Face Challenges in Science, Language

National Press Foundation link: How the Feds are Tackling Research on Opioids April 13, 2016

How the Feds are Tackling Research on Opioids

Federal Research Effort into Opioids Seeks to Understand Mechanism of Drug Interaction, Treatment

National Press Foundation link: How States Are Battling Opioids April 15, 2016

How States Are Battling Opioids

States Seek to Clamp Down on Opioid Use, Overdoses and Expand Treatment Options

National Press Foundation link: Opioid Mortality Rate Triples in 15 Years April 13, 2016

Opioid Mortality Rate Triples in 15 Years

White House Drug Control Director Says Opioid Deaths On Par with AIDS Mortality

National Press Foundation link: Opioids 101 April 13, 2016

Opioids 101

An Overview of Expanding Prescription Drug and Heroin Use, Deaths

National Press Foundation link: What is Addiction? April 13, 2016

What is Addiction?

Redefining How Society Looks at Drug Use

National Press Foundation link: The Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis April 13, 2016

The Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis

Baltimore Official Sees Opioid Epidemic in the ER and on City Streets

National Press Foundation link: The Latest Research in Addiction February 03, 2016

The Latest Research in Addiction

The Way Society Talks About Drugs Influences Substance Abuse

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Ever called someone an 'addict' or asked if they were 'clean'? When it comes to addiction, clinically appropriate terms matter.