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2 de dezembro de 20175min14

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60 Percent of People Who Die From Opioid Overdose Suffer Chronic Pain

A study of people who die from opioid overdoses found just over 60 percent suffer from chronic pain, HealthDay reports. Read More



White House Reports Opioid Epidemic Cost U.S. Economy $504 Billion in 2015


The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy as much as $504 billion in 2015, according to a report by the White House Council of Economic Advisors. Read More


Kellyanne Conway Will Oversee White House Response to Opioid Epidemic

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway will lead the White House response to the opioid epidemic, U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions announced this week. Read More


Other Headlines of Interest

It’s Not Just Opioids (Slate)

Mother dies after cleaning up drugs from son’s suspected overdose (New York Daily News)

Blog: Everything My Parents Did to Get Me Addiction Treatment and into Recovery (Partnership for Drug-Free Kids)

A New Study Finds Good News About Treating Addiction (WBUR)

U.S. Surgeon General Says Working Together Is Key To Combating Opioid Crisis (NPR)

One doctor, six counselors and a therapy dog help Denver students beat drug addiction (The Denver Post)

Where Is the Prevention in the President’s Opioid Report? (The New York Times)

Should Hospitals Be Punished For Post-Surgical Patients’ Opioid Addiction? (NPR)

The Insurance Company Paid For Opioids, But Not Cold Therapy (NPR)

Telemedicine For Addiction Treatment? Picture Remains Fuzzy (NPR)

Opinion: Trump Is Continuing the War on Drugs That Kept Me Addicted (Politico)

The Health 202: This hotel CEO thinks he can fix America’s opioid abuse problem (The Washington Post)


Sobre a UNIAD

A Unidade de Pesquisa em álcool e Drogas (UNIAD) foi fundada em 1994 pelo Prof. Dr. Ronaldo Laranjeira e John Dunn, recém-chegados da Inglaterra. A criação contou, na época, com o apoio do Departamento de Psiquiatria da UNIFESP. Inicialmente (1994-1996) funcionou dentro do Complexo Hospital São Paulo, com o objetivo de atender funcionários dependentes.


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