Of the estimated 38.6 million patients who have a mental health disorder, 7.2 million of them use prescription opioids
The current study examined the efforts of 30 innovative primary care clinics to formulate recommendations to improve chronic opioid therapy.
Treating acute pain before it develops into chronic pain may be the key to preventing chronic pain from arising in the first place.
More than 6 million Americans older than 12 had illegally used prescription medications in the previous month.
No application is currently available to connect carriers of naloxone with nearby opioid overdose victims.
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