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Drug Abuse

Training law enforcement to reverse opioid overdoses

January 10, 2019
Texas A&M Opioid Task Force’s Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Administration Training for emergency responders from across the Brazos Valley

Can studying autism also yield clues about addiction?

July 9, 2018
How communication—and miscommunication—between neurons can influence everything from learning and memory, to drug addiction and autism

College of Pharmacy takes on the opioid epidemic

April 16, 2018
Students and faculty launch "Operation Naloxone"

The opioid epidemic in our backyard

January 2, 2018
Texas A&M Health Science Center experts assess the situation and offer national policy prescriptions

Opioid crisis leads to abuse of an unusual suspect: Antidiarrheal medication

June 8, 2017
The common drug loperamide is becoming a drug of abuse with dangerous and deadly consequences

The difficult choices: Managing chronic pain while avoiding opioid abuse

April 14, 2017
What providers can do to help prevent addiction and overdose while providing adequate pain relief

What YOU should know about HIV

December 1, 2016
Let's break the silence ...

The dark side of opioids: How these addictive drugs have led to abuse and death

August 16, 2016
As opioids have become more readily available, we’ve seen a correspondingly steady rise in opioid abuse and overdose deaths. What next?

You Asked: What does Adderall do to your body?

September 22, 2015
Students may be tempted to use prescription drugs to help them study, but taking stimulants without the supervision of a physician can be dangerous

Surge in heroin use tied to prescription opioid abuse, according to CDC

August 17, 2015

Heroin use has increased a staggering 63 percent over the last 10 years according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That increase, according to the agency, is closely tied to the growing abuse of prescription opioids; an alarming 45 percent of Americans addicted to heroin are also addicted to prescription opioids.