Opioids

National Press Foundation link: What Can Help Curb Drug Addiction? April 12, 2018

What Can Help Curb Drug Addiction?

Researchers Aiming to Boost Use and Availability of Opioids Treatments

National Press Foundation link: Addiction is a Chronic Brain Disease April 12, 2018

Addiction is a Chronic Brain Disease

Addiction Should be Treated Like Other Chronic Diseases

National Press Foundation link: Federal Scientists Target Opioids and Addiction April 12, 2018

Federal Scientists Target Opioids and Addiction

Researchers Seek to Understand Pain and Dependence

National Press Foundation link: How Big Cities are Combating Opioids April 12, 2018

How Big Cities are Combating Opioids

Chicago was Jolted into Action by Alarming Statistics

National Press Foundation link: Writing about Addiction April 12, 2018

Writing about Addiction

How Can Journalists Avoid Stigmatizing Drug Addiction?

National Press Foundation link: The Neurobiology of Addiction April 12, 2018

The Neurobiology of Addiction

How Well Do We Understand Addiction?

National Press Foundation link: Reporters’ Tips for Covering Opioids April 12, 2018

Reporters’ Tips for Covering Opioids

Tips on Getting Inside the Opioids Epidemic

National Press Foundation link: New Thinking About Addiction April 11, 2018

New Thinking About Addiction

Beyond Opioids, Federal Researchers Seeking to Understand All Addictions

National Press Foundation link: Opioids and the Courts April 11, 2018

Opioids and the Courts

Drug Courts Seek to Help County Mitigate Impact of Opioids Epidemic

National Press Foundation link: Mixed Data on Opioid Use, Death Trends April 11, 2018

Mixed Data on Opioid Use, Death Trends

Federal Officials Track the Nation’s Overdose Problem

National Press Foundation link: Reporting on Doctors and Opioids Prescribing April 10, 2018

Reporting on Doctors and Opioids Prescribing

Physicians – Often Blamed in Rise of Opioids – Seek to Help Curb Problem

National Press Foundation link: Prevention and Treatment of Opioids Abuse February 23, 2018

Prevention and Treatment of Opioids Abuse

Researchers Examining the Latest – and Best – Ways to Prevent and Treat Opioids Abuse

National Press Foundation link: The Impact of Opioids on Children February 23, 2018

The Impact of Opioids on Children

Families Often Ripped Apart as Drug Use Escalates

National Press Foundation link: Developing a National Strategy on Opioids February 23, 2018

Developing a National Strategy on Opioids

Alcohol, Drug and Suicide Deaths Are All on the Rise. What Do they Have in Common?

National Press Foundation link: Battling Opioids on the Streets, the ER and City Hall February 23, 2018

Battling Opioids on the Streets, the ER and City Hall

Baltimore Confronts Opioids with Health Leader Who Sees It Up Close

National Press Foundation link: Strategies for Combating Opioids February 23, 2018

Strategies for Combating Opioids

States, Cities Looking for Best Ways to Attack Epidemic

National Press Foundation link: How States Are Battling the Opioid Epidemic July 18, 2017

How States Are Battling the Opioid Epidemic

States are on the Front Lines of Trying to Control Opioid Abuse, Deaths

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