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Opioids

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

Opioid prescriptions and dentistry

September 4, 2018
Misuse and diversion have altered how dentists prescribe these painkillers, and Texas A&M College of Dentistry faculty and students are no exception

Point of View: Addressing the opioid epidemic in rural areas

August 21, 2018
Why it’s a problem, and what we’re doing to help communities

Tackling the opioid epidemic

March 21, 2018
Texas A&M Health Science Center Opioid Task Force to address the opioid epidemic

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

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?

Curbing opioid abuse

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