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Organization Type: National Institutions

Organization URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/   

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The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, collects, preserves, and makes available to the public information about health, medicine, and the biomedical sciences. To continue fulfilling this mission, NLM is collecting and archiving related Web content, which also serves to document the histories of health and medicine.

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Title: Bill Williams' Blog

URL: http://billwilliamsblog.blogspot.com/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog maintained by Bill Williams, an advocate and speaker on addiction, including opioid addiction. Williams lost his son to an accidental heroin overdose in 2012.

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Title: Training Law Enforcement to Identify Overdose and Use Naloxone - Harm Reduction Coalition

URL: http://harmreduction.org/overdose-prevention/training-law-enforcement-to-identify-overdose-and-use-naloxone/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Training Law Enforcement to Identify Overdose and Use Naloxone,"published on the Harm Reduction Coalition's web site. The post recalls a day spent by the author with New York State law enforcement officers being trained on recognizing opioid overdose and the application of naloxone. The Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy organization protecting the health and dignity of people and communities affected by drug use.

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Title: Why doctors don’t use alternatives to opioids

URL: http://wapo.st/2HeBRn7?tid=ss_mail&utm_term=.7d7e2d2e189b

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Why doctors don't use alternatives to opioids," by Keith Humphreys published on the Washington Post web site's "Wonkblog" on April 12, 2018. The post explores some reasons why doctors continue to prescribe opioids when confronted with patients who describe pain, including pharmaceutical marketing and lack of training, and advocates for Congressional support of the development of non-opioid pain treatment.

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Title: By the numbers: VA making progress in reducing opioid use in Veteran patients - VAntage Point

URL: http://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/21796/va-making-progress-reducing-opioid-use-veteran-patients/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "By The Numbers: VA Making Progress in Reducing Opioid Use in Veteran Patients" published on the VAntage Point blog maintained by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on August 7, 2015. The post comments on the progress being made to help veterans manage their pain through the use of a comprehensive interdisciplinary system.

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Title: Nora's Blog | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

URL: http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/noras-blog/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog titled, "Nora's Blog," maintained by the Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), Dr. Nora Volkow. Dr. Volkow began this blog in 2016 to highlight work taking place at NIDA, as well as news related to the science of drug abuse and addiction.

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Title: e-Prescribing Blog » Opioid Epidemic

URL: http://www.eprescribing.org/tag/opioid-epidemic/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "A Round Table Discussion: Dental Support Organizations' (DSO) Views on the Opioid Epidemic [Parts I and II]" on the e-Prescribing Blog that features interview transcripts from conversations with Dr. John Zweig, Chief Dental Officer of Dental Associates and Jason Wolan, Director of EHR Implementation at Great Expressions Dental Centers regarding the clinical element and technical side of dentistry's role in the opioid epidemic. Both men are key opinion leaders from Dental Support Organizations.

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Title: Synthetic Opioid Overdose: Practical Considerations for Emergency Medical Services — EMS MEd

URL: http://www.naemsp-blog.com/emsmed/2017/6/15/synthetic-opioid-overdose-practical-considerations-for-emergency-medical-services/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Synthetic Opioid Overdose: Practical Considerations for Emergency Medical Services" by Aurora Lybeck and M. Riccardo Colella published on the EMS MED web site June 19, 2017. The post recommends protections for EMS personnel when answering opiate-overdose calls.

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Title: Emergency Care and the Opioid Epidemic: Lessons from Dreamland — EMS MEd

URL: http://www.naemsp-blog.com/emsmed/2017/8/30/dreamland/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Emergency Care and The Opioid Epidemic: Lessons from Dreamland," by Melody Glenn published on the EMS MED web site August 31, 2017. The post examines Sam Quinones' book, "Dreamland," which looks at the opiate crisis through several individuals. The post also explains how the distribution of take-home naloxone kits, syringe exchanges, fentanyl testing kits, and Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) will ultimately help with the crisis.

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Title: Veterans Especially Hard Hit by Opioid Epidemic - NCADD Blog Roll

URL: http://www.ncadd.org/blogs/in-the-news/posted-on-november-21-2017-at/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Veterans Especially Hard Hit by Opioid Epidemic" publ explains how veterans ished on the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) web site on November 21, 2017. The postare being affected by the opioid crisis and a bill that has been introduced to help them.

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Title: Non-Addictive Solutions for Veterans' Chronic Pain PCOM Blog: Non-Addictive Solutions for Veterans' Chronic Pain Pacific College

URL: http://www.pacificcollege.edu/news/blog/2017/07/24/non-addictive-solutions-veterans-chronic-pain/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Non-Addictive Solutions for Veterans' Chronic Pain," by Ali Calder published on the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine web site on July 24, 2017. The post looks at the disproportionate effect of the opioid crisis on veterans and the introduction of legislation in California that would provide acupuncture services to veterans in The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals as a more effective way to deal with their chronic pain.

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Title: Setting Today’s Opioid Epidemic in Historical Context

URL: http://www.processhistory.org/herzberg-opioid-addiction/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Setting Today's Opioid Epidemic in Historical Context," by David Herzberg published on the Organization of American Historians web site on August 8, 2017. The post looks at today's opioid epidemic in the context of the earlier waves in the history of addiction and argues that reform must apply to all pharmaceuticals and to people without access to them and that without changes to the basic legal and cultural framework, the next wave will be inevitable.

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Title: Sioux Falls Chiropractic : Chiropractic Care May Just Be the Answer to the Opioid Epidemic, Here's Why...

URL: http://www.siouxfallschiro.com/blog/chiropractic-care-may-just-be-answer-opioid-epidemic-heres-why/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Chiropractic Care May Just Be the Answer to the Opioid Epidemic, Here's Why..." published on the Sioux Falls Chiropractic LLC web site. The post advocates for the use of chiropractic medicine to manage pain in lieu of opioids.

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Title: Blog: Opioid Epidemic: A national health emergency (10/31/17) | The Town Crier

URL: http://www.thetown-crier.com/blogs/1993/entry/70244/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on The Town Crier's web site featuring Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson's reflections on the opioid epidemic. The October 31, 2017 blog entry was part of a series titled, "Governor Hutchinson's Weekly Update" that is regularly published on the site.

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Title: The Opioid Epidemic is an Epidemic of Stigma | Impact Ethics

URL: https://impactethics.ca/2017/08/08/the-opioid-epidemic-is-an-epidemic-of-stigma/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "The Opioid Epidemic is an Epidemic of Stigma," by Kristie Serota and Daniel Buchman published on the Impact Ethics web site on August 8, 2017. The post advocates for the elimination of the stigma surrounding drug use and proposes four ways to address it.

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Title: The Chronicles of Loving A Heroin Addict

URL: https://memorialvigil.blogspot.com/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog titled, "The Chronicles of Loving a Heroin Addict," maintained by anonymous blogger, Gossip_Grl, the mother of a heroin addict based out of Berkeley County, West Virginia.

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Title: When The National Opioid Crisis Hits Home – And How the UN Is Helping | unfoundation.org

URL: https://unfoundation.org/blog/post/when-the-national-opioid-crisis-hits-home-and-how-the-un-is-helping/#.W6Z_wKCib2g.twitter

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "When the National Opioid Crisis Hits Home - and How the UN is Helping," by Anna Mahalak published on the United Nations Foundation web site on September 22, 2018.

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Title: News and Updates Blog

URL: https://www.facingaddiction.org/news/category/blog

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog maintained by the Facing Addiction organization, which features the stories of the addicted as well as those impacted by addiction.

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Title: Florida Tackles Prescription Opioid Epidemic - Immersion Recovery Blog

URL: https://www.immersionrecovery.com/blog/2017/09/28/florida-tackles-prescription-opioid-epidemic/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Florida Tackles Prescription Opioid Epidemic," published on the Immersion Recovery Center blog on September 28, 2017. The post focuses on Florida Governor Rick Scott's efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic in Florida with $50 million in funding aimed at advancing treatment throughout the state.

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Title: Mapping the Opioid Epidemic

URL: https://www.newamerica.org/public-interest-technology/blog/launching-opioid-mapping-initiative/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Blog post titled, "Launching the Opioid Mapping Initiative" by Jeremiah Lindemann published on the New America web site on October 17, 2017. Linderman is responsible for creating the Opioid Mapping Initiative, an interactive map that allows families to share their stories and a photo of their loved one. Linderman ultimately hopes that map will help to create awareness of addiction and explain that it impacts people from all walks of life.

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