The Food and Drug Administration’s decision last August to officially approve use and set guidelines for the use of Oxycontin, for certain children as young as 11 has triggered a huge debate among lawmakers, health care professionals, and parents about whether or not the drug is appropriate for treating pain in people under the age […]
Pregnant & parenting women with #opioid use disorder are an especially vulnerable group. We need to ensure they have access to treatment. @samhsagov //t.co/nwWLHL9hQr
Substance misuse among college students is driven largely by their social environment, including a long-standing culture of #alcohol use.
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Another complex #Indigenous health emergency: #OPIATES
I believe we need a “Chief Medical Officer on Indigenous Health” focused on these complex emergencies.
@janephilpott @Min_IndServ @Min_CIRNA @CDNMinHealth @WHO @CanadianPM @CBCCanada //t.co/J2jos93igD