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Drug Addiction

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

Diagnosing the tiniest victims of the opioid epidemic

September 14, 2018
Research is underway to identify infants at risk of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome shortly after birth

College of Pharmacy takes on the opioid epidemic

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

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

Curbing opioid abuse

March 28, 2016
Opioid overdose affects thousands of families every year, and it’s a growing problem

Q&A: An important step forward for Rx drug abuse

March 9, 2015

Every 25 seconds, someone loses their life to a prescription drug overdose; and in 2012, drug overdoses were the leading cause of injury death among 25-to-64 year olds. Pharmacist Bree Watzak discusses what the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy is doing to prepare students to combat prescription drug abuse that leads to overdoses, and what national initiatives are on the horizon.

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy offers specialized rotation in drug addiction

October 31, 2014

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy will offer an elective to students in substance abuse Advance Pharmacy Practice Experiential (APPE) rotations at the South Texas Substance Abuse Recovery Services (STSARS) in Corpus Christi as an option for professional student pharmacists who are interested in treating addictions.