Best Practices for Calling 911 and Why This Impacts the Opioid Crisis While investigating Alabama’s opioid dependence crisis, The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) learned there is a need for more public education on [...]
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Who Is at Risk for Opioid Misuse, Dependence, and Addiction? At the Individual Level Did you know, some of the people most at risk for misusing opioids include those with a history of mental [...]
What Types of Treatment Are Available for Opioid Addiction? Many different professionals provide treatment for substance use disorders. In most treatment programs, the main caregivers are specially trained, certified, or licensed as substance [...]
What Is COSA-NCADD’s Role in Supporting Those Who Need Opioid Treatment? The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) offers recovery support services to individuals with opioid dependence and their families. Together with peers in recovery, [...]
Signs of Opioid Misuse and Dependence Prescription opioids usually come in pill form and are prescribed by doctors for severe pain—for ailments such as pain from dental surgery, serious sports injuries, or cancer. [...]
How to Help a Loved One Get Help for Opioid Dependence and Addiction Know the Signs Opioid dependence and addiction are potential risks when taking prescription opioids. Opioid misuse is when you take [...]
How Can EMS/First Responders Help Those Who Have Suffered from an Opioid Overdose? Did you know that on average 115 Americans die every day from an opioid drug overdose? Over the past several years, [...]