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The Epidemic Within the Pandemic: Increasing Overdose Deaths

For the 12-month period ending in May 2020, the CDC reported 81,000 drug overdose deaths — the most ever recorded in a 12-month period in the United States. We interviewed Danielle F. Haley, MPH, PhD, assistant professor in the department of community health sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health about COVID-19 and the rates of substance abuse and overdose cases.

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Inhalant Use Among Teens a Growing Problem

The researchers present a case report for a 14-year-old girl with a previous psychiatric history who was admitted to an addiction treatment unit after inhalant abuse. This report sheds light on the troubling trend.
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