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Public Health
Who should be trained to use naloxone?
Published May 21, 2018
The people who witness the most overdoses—and are best positioned to prevent and reverse them—tend to be drug users themselves
Opioid crisis
Learning to treat pain
Published May 21, 2018
Required course for next generation of physicians highlights the hazards of prescribing opioids
Medicated and verified
Published Spring 2018
Could the app that revolutionized the treatment of tuberculosis also help make a dent in the opioid crisis? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
'Fentanyl kills' and other lifesaving slogans
Published May 21, 2018
Hopkins-organized hackathon focuses on messaging strategies addressing substance abuse and addiction
Opioid Epidemic
Test strips could help prevent overdoses
Published May 21, 2018 Video
Vast majority of people who use street drugs say they are interested in testing for presence of fentanyl
Opioid Crisis
Missed opportunities for opioid treatment
Published May 21, 2018
Most people referred for opioid treatment by criminal justice system don't receive optimal care, Bloomberg School researchers find
JHH hosts hearing on opioid crisis
Published May 21, 2018
Congressional hearing focuses on need to attack epidemic from multiple angles, includes proposals from President Trump's opioid commission
Bill Clinton urges swift action on opioids
Published May 21, 2018
Former president visits Bloomberg school for discussion of the drug epidemic and the public health response
10 recommendations to address opioid crisis
Published May 21, 2018
Bloomberg School experts, in collaboration with the Clinton Foundation, outline steps for urgent action on opioids
Bill Clinton to take part in opioid epidemic forum
Published May 21, 2018
Bloomberg School to host experts for discussion on translating evidence to action to combat opioid crisis