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'Fentanyl kills' and other lifesaving slogans
Published Feb 21, 2018
Hopkins-organized hackathon focuses on messaging strategies addressing substance abuse and addiction
Opioid Epidemic
Test strips could help prevent overdoses
Published Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 21, 2018
Bloomberg School to host experts for discussion on translating evidence to action to combat opioid crisis
Pain management
Reframing the way we think about opioid abuse
Published Feb 21, 2018
Peter Pronovost, Josh Sharfstein among experts to speak at Johns Hopkins symposium on opioid epidemic
Prescription drugs
Spike seen in long-term opioid use
Published Feb 21, 2018
Long-term use of opioids is associated with greater risk for addiction, overdose / School of Public Health
Prescription drugs
Review: Most opioid pills go unused
Published Feb 21, 2018
Researchers also find that majority of prescribed pills are not disposed of in recommended ways / Hopkins Medicine