Thursday, October 1, 2009

Death from Opioid Overdose is a big concern

Those of us who work in the Substance Abuse field all know of patients who have died from Opioid overdoses. Every time this happens we are reminded once again that substance abuse can be a terminal illness.

OASAS (New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse) and DOH (New York State Department of Health) have issued a Health Advisory entitled "Interventions To Prevent Opioid Overdose". You can access it by clicking here.

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