Daily Archives: April 30, 2018

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Words Matter for People with Addictive Disorders Words Matter Rack Card

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Opioid prescriptions dropped in 2017, study finds

The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest drop in 25 years and continuing a decline amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction, new data … Continue reading

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HPIO scorecard explores Ohio’s policy response to the opioid crisis

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released the first in a series of inventories and scorecards analyzing Ohio’s policy response to the addiction crisis and outlining areas where the state could be more effective. The report, “Ohio Addiction Policy Inventory … Continue reading

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May 17 – Dr. Hurst – “Fundamentals of Addiction – Emphasis on Opioids”

Dr. Hurst will be presenting to Noble County C.A.R.E.S. on Thursday, May 17th, at 2:00 pm on the subject of “Fundamentals of Addiction – Emphasis on Opioids”. Mark A. Hurst, M.D. Medical Director Ohio Revised Code specifies that the OhioMHAS … Continue reading

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