Oct. 28 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an opportunity for the public to safely dispose of unwanted or expired tablets, capsules, patches and other solid forms of prescription drugs.
The majority of overdose deaths in the United States involve opioids.
Federal agencies last month stopped over 500 unapproved pharmaceutical products and medical devices, including opioid and other controlled substances, from entering the U.S. from India, the Food and Drug Administration reported Friday.
As the House Energy and Commerce Committee works to reauthorize key programs within the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities (SUPPORT) Act of 2018, AHA June 14 encouraged its Subcommittee on Health to consider certain…
While counseling and other services are an important part of a comprehensive treatment plan for opioid use disorder, the provision of medication should not be made contingent upon participation in such services, the Food and Drug Administration and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…
AHA today launched an updated Opioid Stewardship Hub, featuring the latest tools and resources to help hospitals and health systems address the opioid epidemic.
AHA developed a suite of opioid stewardship strategies, guides and other resources to help hospitals and health systems address the growing epidemic.
For people struggling with opioid use disorder, the COVID-19 pandemic has become a crisis on top of a crisis. These tools and resources were developed to help your hospital or health system build or advance opioid stewardship during this critical time and beyond.
Mobilize community partnerships to develop and implement prevention, intervention, and treatment activities for opioid use and misuse. These resources can help.