Tag: drug abuse

20,000 Now Trained to Use Naloxone to Reverse Overdoses, Says City Health Dept.

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City Health Commissioner Leana Wen is doing everything in her power to fend off a boom in opioid abuse around Baltimore. This week, her department announced it had achieved a new milestone with one of her chief strategies.

Painkiller Abuse Is a Serious Problem, Hopkins Research Says



Johns Hopkins just released a major study about public opinions on painkiller abuse–the first-ever national survey of this magnitude on the subject, according to researchers — and the results aren’t pretty.