Addiction

Read: 2 Women Caught Smuggling Drugs to Hospital Patient

2 Women Caught Smuggling Drugs to Hospital Patient

Hidden in a food bag, heroin was discovered by nurses at UPMC Altoona hospital.

Read: Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

The nurse is speaking out about violence against nurses, which he says has been on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: NIAAA’s CollegeAIM Program Helps with Planning Alcohol Interventions

NIAAA’s CollegeAIM Program Helps with Planning Alcohol Interventions

CollegeAIM helps colleges and universities address harmful and underage drinking among students by identifying effective alcohol interventions.

Read: Former Patient Charged with Threatening Texas Hospital

Former Patient Charged with Threatening Texas Hospital

Authorities say the suspect made numerous calls to Methodist Hospital, threatening to shoot it up.

Read: Bourne Public Schools Nurses to Be Equipped with Narcan

Bourne Public Schools Nurses to Be Equipped with Narcan

Bourne was the last town in the Cape Cod region to approve the carrying of Narcan, an opioid-overdose reversal drug, in its schools.

Read: Harris County’s Recovery School Will Help Students With Addiction

Harris County’s Recovery School Will Help Students With Addiction

Harris County will open its first recovery high school, which will take in students who have fallen victim to substance abuse.

Read: U.S. Surgeon General: More Americans Should Carry Narcan

U.S. Surgeon General: More Americans Should Carry Narcan

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams called on at-risk Americans or those who know someone at-risk for an opioid overdose to carry Narcan.

Read: Campus Situational Awareness in the Age of Smart Phones

Campus Situational Awareness in the Age of Smart Phones

Our addiction to and focus on personal electronic devices often means we don’t know what’s going on around us. These eight steps will bring us back to reality and improve campus security.

Read: How Video Surveillance Can Help Combat Drug Diversion

How Video Surveillance Can Help Combat Drug Diversion

Cameras, access control technology and proper policies and procedures will help to ensure the controlled substances at your hospital stay secure.

Read: Rising Price of Naloxone Fuels Concern Over Opioid Deaths

Rising Price of Naloxone Fuels Concern Over Opioid Deaths

Researchers argue the government should be making more of an effort to keep naloxone accessible.

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