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National Focus on Overdose Prevention Should Include Alcohol Too, Study Suggests

Michigan Medicine Professor Anne Fernandez discusses new research that finds the majority of people struggling with addiction had overdosed on alcohol at least once, and that many people use alcohol with other drugs, making drug use more risky. October 16, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society ​​​​​​​ #AlcoholUse #Addiction #Kara-Gavin #AnneFernandez ​​​​


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Naloxone: Wide Distribution Effective in Preventing Deaths

School of Public Health doctoral candidate Tarlie Townsend explains new research indicating a need for increased distribution to first responders of naloxone, a drug that can reverse opioid overdose effects and thus save lives. August 21, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #Addiction #TarlieTownsend ​​​​​​​​​


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The Opioid Epidemic: How We Got Here and What We Can Do

School of Public Health Professors Mary Janevic and Rebecca Haffajee offer their expertise on the beginnings of the opioid crisis and how alternative pain management may help curb the epidemic in this podcast episode. July 16, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #Opioids #DrugUse #Addiction #healthcare #MaryJanevic #RebeccaHaffajee ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Anxiety Among Patient Factors Linked to More Opioid Use After Surgery

Michigan Medicine associate professor of anesthesiology Chad Brummett and team identify risk factors for continued opioid use after surgery, finding anxiety to be a significant indicator of continued use. August 22, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Opioids #DrugUse #Addiction #Surgery #ChadBrummett ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Substance Use and Neuroscience: A Social Work Perspective

#60+Minutes #SocialWork #In-PersonCourse #HealthandWellness #Career #Addiction #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation ​​​​​​​​ #ContinuingEducation ​

 10-05-2019 09:00 AM - 10-12-2019 05:00 PM ET


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Online Addictions Certificate Program

The Addictions Certificate Program is designed for direct clinical practitioners - social workers, nurses, and psychologists - who deliver or plan to deliver behavioral healthcare services to addicted populations that may present with additional complex and comorbid mental health and physical health needs. Participants will gain assessment, intervention, and consultation knowledge and skills for practical application in the workplace, and will link with a peer learning community to discuss...


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Stark Racial, Financial Divides Found in Opioid Addiction Treatment

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor Pooja Lagisetty reveals in a study the large racial and financial discrepancies in how Americans receive treatments to aid in opioid addiction, noting trends in outpatient prescriptions of buprenorphine. May 8, 2019. #Kara-Gavin #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Opioids #Addiction #HealthcareCosts #Inequality #PoojaLagisetty ​​​​​​​​​​​


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What Oklahoma's $270 Million Settlement with Purdue Pharma Means for the 1,000-Plus Opioid Cases Still Pending

U-M Health Law Researcher Rebecca Haffajee discusses the need for Purdue Pharma lawsuit funds to go to patients suffering from opioid addiction in Oklahoma. March 27, 2019. #RebeccaHaffajee #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Government/Politics #Opioids #Addiction #Law #Pharmacy ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Raising Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 Would Prevent Thousands of Premature Deaths in Michigan

School of Public Health Assistant Professor Holly Jarman and colleagues discuss the health benefits of raising the age for tobacco sales to 21 years old, which would prevent or delay 11,000 young people from starting to smoke. March 21, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Government/Politics #YouthandAdolescents #Addiction #Tobacco #RafaelMeza #HollyJarman ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Lung Cancer Will Remain Major Health Issue, Despite Falling Rates

School of Public Health associate professor Rafael Meza, along with other researchers, show that lung cancer rates are projected to dramatically drop through four independent models, although it will remain a serious health issue. October 8, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Society #Cancer #Addiction #LungCancer #RafaelMeza #JihyounJeon ​​​​​​​​​​​