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The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently revised the provisional data on opioid-related poisoning deaths (NC OCME), opioid overdose emergency department visits (NC DETECT) and statewide harm reduction data (NCHRC). Since many...
The Governor’s Institute’s Board Chair and RTI International prevention scientist Dr. Phillip Graham presented on “Prevention of Misuse and Escalation to OUD: Nida’s HEAL Prevention Initiative” at the Addiction Medicine Conference 2020 held May 1 and 2. Dr. Graham...
Dr. Susan McDowell, a family physician at MAHEC, presented on vaping at the virtual Addiction Medicine Conference 2020. We followed up with a participant question about racial and ethnic disparities. Here is her anwer: “Vaping is similar to conventional cigarettes in...