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Opioid Update Repository

  1. Opioids and Worker Health

    January 24, 2019

    By: National Institute of Environmental Health SciencesOpioids and Worker Health PodcastThe current opioid epidemic in the U.S. is having a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities, and workers. It has become increasingly evident that on-the-job exposure and substance use disorders are challenges that impact workers in different occupations. For example, emergency and […]

  2. Opioid National Hotline

    July 25, 2018
  3. What Americans Believe About Opioid Prescription Painkiller Use

    View the National Safety Council’s presentation on what Americans believe about opioid prescription painkiller use here.

  4. Nonopioid Treatments for Chronic Pain

  5. Notes from the Field: Overdose Deaths with Carfentanil and Other Fentanyl Analogs Detected — 10 States, July 2016–June 2017

    July 13, 2018

    By: Julie O’Donnell, PhD; R. Matthew Gladden, PhD; Christine L. Mattson, PhD; Mbabazi Kariisa, PhDFentanyl and fentanyl analogs are increasingly involved in opioid overdose deaths, and new fentanyl analogs continue to be identified (1). Carfentanil, the most potent fentanyl analog detected in the United States, is intended for sedation of large animals and is estimated […]

  6. The Marijuana Report, 07/11/2018

    July 11, 2018

    View The Marijuana Report from July 11, 2018 here. It features the following articles:Landmark 4-Year Study Finds Marijuana Use Does Not Reduce or End Opioid Use from The Lancent Public HealthInfographics about Heroin from CDCHow Cannabis Manufacturers Tell a Story through Their Sophisticated Packaging from AdweekMarijuana Promotions on Social Media—Adolescents’ Views on Prevention Strategies from BMC […]

  7. Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Crisis and Serious Mental Illness

    June 25, 2018


  8. IDPH Opioid Data Dashboard

    April 30, 2018

    The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has launched an interactive website that provides statistics and trends of the opioid epidemic. View the IDPH Opioid Data Dashboard at https://idph.illinois.gov/OpioidDataDashboard/.

  9. Addiction and Opioid Praxis in Practice

    April 6, 2018

    PreventionCommunity Engagement: We take a multifaceted and proactive approach to engaging the residents and visitors of our community to communicate risk and protective factors, and to inspire healthy behaviors. We meet people where the live, work and recreate in order to ensure equal access to our knowledge and resources.Community Partnerships: Allow us to share unique […]

  10. In withdrawal: Treating the babies of Illinois’ opioid crisis

    March 26, 2018

    They’re born, then they suffer withdrawal. Their care now largely falls on hospitals and caregivers already strapped for resources.Read more…

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