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Recent International Actions to Control Deadly Fentanyl Analogs (FADAA Substance Abuse Trends Alert, 1/18)
International cooperation has led to new approaches designed to staunch the flow of fentanyl analogs into the United States.
Opioids and Cocaine: Rapidly Evolving Epidemics in Florida (FADAA Substance Abuse Trends Alert, 12/17)
This Clinical Guide provides comprehensive, national guidance for optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder and their infants.
Developed by the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health, this kit helps clients prepare for their first recovery planning meeting and was shared by Dr. Tondora as part of her 1/26/18 Strengths-Based Assessments and Person-Centered Treatment Planning webinar for FADAA.
SAMHSA has just published The Rx Pain Medications, a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management.
This TIP reviews the use of the three FDA-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder —methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine.
The Florida Department of Health’s factfinding workgroup met to consider strategies health care boards might employ to reduce opioid deaths in Florida.
Hospital stays involving hepatitis C increased 67 percent among Baby Boomer patients more than any other age group, according to a new AHRQ brief. Hospital stays involving hepatitis C nearly tripled likely due to increased needle use associated with the nation's opioid epidemic. Access the brief and visit Webinars to see our latest training on Infectious Disease Control for Persons Who Inject Drugs with Dr. Cook.
Pain in the Nation: The Drug, Alcohol and Suicide Epidemics and the Need for a National Resilience Strategy (TFAH, 11/17)
More than 1.6 Million Americans Could Die from Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide During Next Decade – A 60 Percent Increase from Previous 10 Years – according to a new report.
Back to our Roots: Catalyzing Community Action for Mental Health and Wellbeing (Prevention Institute, 9/17)
Drugs Identified in Deceased Persons by Florida Medical Examiners (FDLE, 11/17)
President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis Final Report (11/2017)
Provisional Counts of Drug Overdose Deaths, as of 8/6/2017 (CDC)
2017 Florida Best Practice Recommendations for Women of Reproductive Age with Serious Mental Illness and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders7
Patterns and Trends of Substance Abuse in Florida Within and Across the Regions of Florida
PATTERNS AND TRENDS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE Within and Across the Regions of Florida