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Learn more about overdoses in North Carolina with the resources available through the Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health. The Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports provide annual or monthly statewide summaries plus county specific...
In a New England Journal of Medicine article, authors Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH, Tamara Haegerich, PhD., and Roger Chou, MD discuss the Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2016,1 Medical and...
The following is a blog written by Assistant Secretary of Mental Health and Substance Use Elinore F. McCance-Katz, MD, PhD. I write this today not to provide a listing of programs that my agency has funded nor an update on how we are doing in addressing the opioid...