Washington Post Suspected overdoses nationally jumped 18 percent in March, 29 percent in April and 42 percent in May, data from ambulance teams, hospitals and police shows. “Nationwide, federal and […]
Once the virus gets inside prison doors, “it will go through the prison like a hot knife through butter,” said Rich, the Brown professor. Soon enough, transmission will run in the other direction. As prisoners are infected, they will infect the otherwise healthy staff, who return to their families…
The COBRE welcomed Dr. Jon Soske on Monday, March 9th to speak about Stigma, Discrimination, and Addiction: Ideas for Systemic Interventions. Dr. Jon Soske is the Community Engagement and Education […]
Doctors have own problems in recovering from opioid abuse, including denial of access to key medication By Chiara Eisner, Globe Correspondent When Dr. Sylvester Sviokla speaks to physicians at Harvard […]
Geoff Capraro, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Brown and co-founder of NaloxBox, whose mission is to furnish naloxone as a community rescue asset so anyone can rescue victims of opioid overdose…
The Health and Medicine panel of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) released its report Opportunities to Improve Opioid Use Disorder and Infectious Disease Services on January 23.
Dr João Goulão from Lisbon, Portugal visited Providence in early January. A medical doctor by profession, Dr. Goulão has over 30 years’ experience regarding drug-related issues, working in this field since 1987 as general practitioner, and since then his professional life has been devoted to drugs and health.