National Opioid & Substance Awareness Day |  September 13, 2022
Hosted by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s POPI and B-CORE Programs


    August 30, 2023: Over-the-counter opioid overdose antidote Narcan to hit shelves next week, drugmaker says

    November 30, 2021: Supervised Drug Injection Sites to Open in NYC in Hopes of Preventing Overdoses

    November 29, 2021: New opioids, more powerful than fentanyl, are discovered in D.C., amid deadly wave of overdoses

    May 17, 2021: A more powerful naloxone is on the way.  The question is whether it’s needed.

    February 9, 2021: Accelerated Overdose Deaths Linked With COVID-19

    December 1, 2020: This Addiction Treatment Works. Why Is It So Underused?

    September 19, 2020: Statewide Opioid Screening Day To Help People Assess Their Risk And Find Treatment

    August 13, 2020: U.S. sees deadly drug overdose spike during pandemic

    August 13, 2020: The pandemic is taking a toll on Americans’ mental health. A new CDC study shows who we need to worry about most

    July 16, 2020: FCC designates ‘988’ as 3-digit number for National Suicide Prevention Hotline

    January 28, 2020: Treatment for opioid addiction is increasing, except in the young

    December 2, 2019: The Class of 2000 ‘Could Have Been Anything’

    August 31, 2019: Massachusetts Department of Public Health Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution: Program Core Competencies

    September 23, 2019: In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as a treatment for chronic pain

    August 13, 2019: Screen all adult patients for drug abuse, national panel urges

    August 6, 2019: Vital Signs: Pharmacy-Based Naloxone Dispensing – United States, 2012-2018

    April 16, 2019: Officials warn of new drug 100 times more potent than fentanyl

    April 7, 2019: Long-term success for extended-release buprenorphine injection

    February 25, 2019: Study: Teen opioid use linked to parental use

    December 19, 2018: HHS recommends prescribing or co-prescribing naloxone to patients at high risk for an opioid overdose

    December 10, 2018: FDA clears mobile medical app to help those with opioid use disorder stay in recovery programs