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The Impact of Naloxone Access Laws on Opioid Overdose Deaths in the U.S.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Opioid overdose is the leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S. Narcan TM (Naloxone) is a prescription medicine that can reverse overdose effects. This research investigates the effect of Naloxone access laws on overdose death rates using state and temporal variation...

The Relationship Between Opioid Prescriptions & Child Removals

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

One of the many indirect costs of opioid crisis is the impaired ability of parents to care for their children. In the most extreme circumstances, opioid use disorder can lead to children being removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Removal has been associated...

THE IMPACT OF THE OPIOID CRISIS ON HOSPITALS

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Hospitals: A Nurse’s Perspective From the BedsideThe webinar will cover statistics (commonly reported and not reported hospital data), the ER patient (overdoses, other drugs, “seekers”, dependent and chronically ill and dependent and...

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Hospitals

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

The webinar will cover statistics (commonly reported and not reported hospital data), the ER patient (overdoses, other drugs, “seekers”, dependent and chronically ill and dependent and involved in trauma), hospitalized patient (overdoses, dependent and chronically ill, ...

Mental Health Promotion: An Opportunity for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

The associations between mental health disorders and substance abuse are well-documented. In a study recently published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Dr. Schwab-Reese and colleagues found a significant association between depression and opioid overdose...

MORE THAN OPIOIDS: THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF DRUG OVERDOSE AND RELATED DESPAIR IN RURAL AND SMALL CITY AMERICA

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Rural Health and Safety Education webinar series “Combating Opioids” is hosted by Purdue University Extension and the NCRCRD as part of a USDA/NIFA grant.* This webinar will summarize recent trends in opioid mortality rates and related deaths of despair (e.g., other...

HOW THE OPIOID CRISIS IMPACTS INDIVIDUALS AND RURAL COMMUNITIES

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

The webinar will cover the following:• Dimensions of health and opioids• Community impact of opioids• What is an opioid?• Why is this a crisis?• Identifying addiction• Reducing stigmaPresented by: J. Michelle Sybesma, Chief of Strategy and Development,...