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Archived Webinar Available: Opioid Abuse in the U.S.: An Urgent Public Health Crisis

Posted on November 17, 2015

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

The National Institute for Healthcare Management recently hosted a webinar on public- and private-sector efforts to prevent opioid overdose and death, including initiatives to ensure appropriate prescription of pain medications and to expand access to addiction treatment. Between 1999 and 2013, the amount of prescription painkillers dispensed in the U.S. quadrupled. In roughly the same […]

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