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Organization Type: National Institutions

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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: Doctor Found Liable in Suit Over Pain - latimes

URL: http://articles.latimes.com/2001/jun/15/news/mn-10726/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Doctor Found Liable in Suit Over Pain," by Maria La Ganga and Terence Monmaney published on the Los Angeles Times web site on June 15, 2001. The article reports on an Alameda County jury that found a doctor liable for elder abuse for not prescribing enough painkillers to relieve the suffering of a dying man.The story suggests this could be a wake-up call to physicians nationwide who undertreat pain, which the author considers to be a major health problem.

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Title: Key Informant Interview and Focus Group Sample Questions

URL: http://bha.health.maryland.gov/OMPP/Documents/SampleFGandKII_Questions.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Guidelines from the State of Maryland's Behavioral Health Administration on what questions to ask key informants and focus groups when collecting qualitative data from health care providers, current/past users, and other community members.

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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: Drug Policy Reform and Grief Recovery | Broken No More

URL: http://broken-no-more.org/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for Broken No More, an organization formed by families and friends suffering from a drug disorder (addiction). The group aims to provide support, knowledge and an information base to affected individuals; educate the public, change the way addicts are treated in our society, end the epidemic, and change the existing failed policies regarding drug use.

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Title: Epidemiologic Trends in Drug Abuse, Proceedings of the Community Work Group Highlights and Executive Summary

URL: http://d14rmgtrwzf5a.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/files/cewg_january_2013_vol1_508.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "Epidemiologic Trends in Drug Abuse, Proceedings of the Community Work Group Highlights and Executive Summary," published by the Community Epidemiology Work Group of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) on January 2013. The report chronicles the 73rd semiannual meeting of the Community Epidemiology Work Group held on January 23-25, 2013 during which the group reported on current trends and emerging drug issues.

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Title: TripSit Factsheets

URL: http://drugs.tripsit.me/category/opioid/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Fact sheet on opioids published on the TripSit web site that lists each opioid's chemical name, associated keywords, and a pharmaceutical definition. TripSit promotes itself as a non-judgemental, harm reduction resource provider for drug users.

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Title: FedUp! | Rally For A Federal Response To The Opioid Epidemic

URL: http://feduprally.org/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for the FED UP! Coalition, an activist organization seeking the end of the opioid epidemic. Their work focuses on prevention, affordable, evidence-based treatment, support that enables recovery, and ending overdose deaths.

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Title: OxyContin: Purdue Pharma's painful medicine | Fortune

URL: http://fortune.com/2011/11/09/oxycontin-purdue-pharmas-painful-medicine/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "OxyContin: Purdue Pharma's Painful Medicine," published on Fortune Magazine's web site on November 9, 2011. The article looks at the complicated history and legacy of the opioid OxyContin and its creator, Purdue Pharma.

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Title: Inside Georgia's Opioid Crisis | Georgia Public Broadcasting

URL: http://gpbnews.org/term/inside-georgias-opioid-crisis/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Complete multi-part series titled, "Inside Georgia's Opioid Crisis" published on the George Public Radio (GPR)/National Public Radio (NPR) web site. The site links to all parts of the series dating back to 2017. The series specifically looks at the impact of the nation's opioid crisis in Georgia.

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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: HOPE Home

URL: http://hope.wi.gov/Pages/Home.aspx

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for the State of Wisconsin's Task Force on Opioid Abuse, an organization created by Governor Scott Walker in 2013. The task force operates as a nonstatutory committee under section 14.019 of the Wisconsin Statutes for the purpose of advising and assisting the Governor in a coordinated effort to combat the opioid crisis facing the State of Wisconsin.

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Title: Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee

URL: http://iprcc.nih.gov/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC). It includes the latest news and links to the 2018 NIH Pain Consortium Symposium registration page. The IPRCC is a federal advisory committee created to enhance pain research efforts and promote collaboration across the government.

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Title: Federal Pain Research Strategy

URL: http://iprcc.nih.gov/sites/default/files/FPRS_Research_Recommendations_Final_508C.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee's (IPRCC) Federal Pain Research Strategy (FPRS) report outlining their recommendations for combating the opioid epidemic in the United States.

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Title: Police: Opioid Emergency Declaration Is An Important Step

URL: http://lawenforcementleaders.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/LEL-Oct-Opioid-Declaration-Statement.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Press release titled, "Police: Opioid Emergency Declaration is an Important Step," published by the Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration on October 26, 2017. The statement suggests that police respond to the public health emergency that is the opioid crisis by finding treatment for addicts rather than arresting and incarcerating them.

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Title: MacArthur Releases Addiction Community Resources Toolkit | Congressman Tom MacArthur

URL: http://macarthur.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/macarthur-releases-addiction-community-resources-toolkit/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Addiction community resource toolkit posted as part of a May 10, 2016 press release on the U.S. Representative Tom MacArthur's (New Jersey) web site. The toolkit was developed by Bipartisan Task Force To Combat The Heroin Epidemic along with the Addiction Policy Forum to connect those affected by opioid addiction with resources for treatment and recovery.

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Videos: 74 Videos Captured

Title: Combating Opioid Addiction with Physical Therapy - Make PT Happen

URL: http://makepthappen.com/blog/combating-opioid-addiction-with-physical-therapy/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Combating Opioid Addiction with Physical Therapy," published on the Ohio Physical Therapy Association web site on December 21, 2016. The article promotes the use of physical therapy to help with the pain of opioid addiction and includes a video on how physical therapists in Ohio are doing so. The Ohio Physical Therapy Association is a trade organization of licensed physical therapists in Ohio.

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Title: Montgomery County Community College

URL: http://mc3.edu/component/content/article/133-arts/10016-brush-with-the-law/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Brush with the Law," published on the Montgomery County Community College's web site. The article describes an exhibition curated by the founder and director of Brush with the Law, a non-profit, community-based visual arts program that helps bring awareness to and fosters an understanding of people who experience the effects of drug addiction and the criminal justice system. The exhibit features an installation displaying short messages written by people struggling with drug addiction, specifically heroin, and the family and friends whose lives have been affected by the user.

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Title: Lower Opioid Overdose Death Rates Associated with State Medical Marijuana Laws

URL: http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/lower-opioid-overdose-death-rates-associated-with-state-medical-marijuana-laws/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Press release titled, "Lower Opioid Overdose Death Rates Associated with State Medical Marijuana Laws," published on the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network web site on August 25, 2014. The article, originally published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, looks at the correlation between the presence of medical marijuana laws and the lower rate of death caused by opioids.

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Title: Europe's silent opioid epidemic

URL: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-04-europe-silent-opioid-epidemic.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Europe's Silent Opioid Epidemic," published on April 5, 2018. The article, which originally appeared in the magazine, Horizon: The EU Research & Innovation Magazine, describes how researchers are trying to understand the effect of the opioid epidemic in Europe, where opioids are more tightly regulated but codeine abuse is rising.

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Title: National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Act (NASPER)

URL: http://nasper.org/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for the National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Act (NASPER) that provides for the establishment of a controlled substances monitoring program in every state. The legislation was passed in 2005. The site gives background information on the legislation, related articles, fact sheets, and the text of the bill itself.

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Title: 2016 Summit | National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

URL: http://nationalrxdrugabusesummit.org/2016-summit/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit web site summarizing the 2016 event. The 2016 summit was held in Atlanta, Georgia on March 28-31.The site looks back at the presenters, workshops, presentations (including audio), and the agendas.

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Title: HotSpot Report: Understanding Opioid Overdoses in New Hampshire | NDEWS l National Drug Early Warning System l University of Maryland

URL: http://ndews.umd.edu/publications/hotspot-report-understanding-opioid-overdoses-new-hampshire/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "HotSpot Report: Understanding Opioid Overdoses in New Hampshire," by Andrea Meier, Dr. Sarah K. Moore, Elizabeth C. Saunders, et al. published on the National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS) web site. The report provides the results of a study that examined opioid overdoses in New Hampshire, including themes, lessons learned, and recommended next steps.

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Title: Penn State projects take on the opioid epidemic | Penn State University

URL: http://news.psu.edu/story/493940/2017/11/13/research/penn-state-projects-take-opioid-epidemic/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Penn State Projects Take On The Opioid Epidemic" published on the Penn State University web site on November 13, 2017. The article discusses two new projects by Penn State researchers, law enforcement, and the community to raise awareness of opioid addiction and to identify and disrupt the opioid distribution network in Pennsylvania.

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Title: Special Series: 'Alternatives' - N.H. Gets Creative to Curb Ongoing Opioid Crisis | New Hampshire Public Radio

URL: http://nhpr.org/post/special-series-alternatives-nh-gets-creative-curb-ongoing-opioid-crisis/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: A special series titled, "'Alternatives' - N.H. Gets Creative to Curb Ongoing Opioid Crisis" by Paige Sutherland published on the New Hampshire Public Radio's web site on September 20, 2017. The series focuses on the creative methods New Hampshire is using to combat their opioid epidemic, including acupuncture, involuntary commitment, and needle exchanges.

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Title: Series: New Hampshire's Opioid Crisis | New Hampshire Public Radio

URL: http://nhpr.org/topic/series-new-hampshires-opioid-crisis?page=1/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the New Hampshire Public Radio web site linking to segments from their series, "New Hampshire's Opioid Crisis."

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Title: The EMT Who Sees the Opioid Crisis Firsthand

URL: http://nymag.com/thejob/2017/04/the-emt-who-sees-the-opioid-crisis-firsthand.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "The EMT Who Sees the Opioid Crisis Firsthand" published in the Job section of New York Magazine. The article profiles Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Michelle Redeye, who volunteers as an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief on the Seneca Nation reservation in the Cattaraugus territory near Gowanda, New York. Here Redeye describes the heroin epidemic in her community, how EMS has responded, and the personal impact it has had on her.

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Title: A Prescription for Action: Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis

URL: http://opioidaction.org

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for Prescription for Action, a joint task force convened by the National Association of Counties and the National League of Cities that focused on the epidemic of overdoses and deaths from prescription painkillers and heroin abuse.

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Videos: 155 Videos Captured

Title: Pain Consortium

URL: http://painconsortium.nih.gov/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Pain Consortium, which was established to enhance pain research and promote collaboration among researchers across the many NIH Institutes and Centers that have programs and activities addressing pain.

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Title: Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System - PDAPS

URL: http://pdaps.org/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: The Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System (PDAPS) web site. PDAPS, a program developed by Legal Science, LLC in collaboration with legal experts at Temple University's Center for Health Law, Policy and Practice, tracks key state laws related to prescription drug abuse. PDAPS is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

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Title: Building Successful Partnerships between Law Enforcement and Public Health Agencies to Address Opioid Use

URL: http://ric-zai-inc.com/Publications/cops-p356-pub.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "Building Successful Partnerships Between Law Enforcement and Public Health Agencies to Address Opioid Use," published by the Policy Executive Research Forum and the Department of Justice (DOJ). The report highlights programs that bring the police together with community leaders, health professionals, and public defenders to combat opioid use and divert users from criminal punishment to treatment. The report was generated from a forum hosted by the Office of Community Oriented Policy Services (COPS Office) in partnership with the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) on April 27, 2016.

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Title: Robby's Voice - Robby's Voice provides resources for substance abuse and addiction

URL: http://robbysvoice.com/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for Robby's Voice, a community based organization focused on promoting awareness and education surrounding drug addiction. Robby's Voice was founded in honor of Robby Brandt, who died of an opioid overdose.

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Title: SC Governor's Opioid Summit – SC Opioid Summit 2018

URL: http://scopioidsummit.org/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for the South Carolina Opioid Summit in September 2018 sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services. The summit is billed an an opportunity for collaboration on dealing with the opioid epidemic and for fostering solutions.

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Title: A new paper suggesting Narcan might have downsides is presenting an immoral case.

URL: http://slate.com/technology/2018/03/a-new-paper-suggesting-narcan-might-have-downsides-is-presenting-an-immoral-case.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Are We Reviving Too Many Opioid Overdoses? Is This Really a Question?" published on the Slate web site on March 8, 2018. The article discusses a paper that suggests the overdose-reversing drug naloxone presents a "moral hazard" and posits that its argument is based on an immoral premise.

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Title: People with autism aren’t protected from opioid addiction.

URL: http://slate.com/technology/2018/04/people-with-autism-arent-protected-from-opioid-addiction.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "People with Autism Aren't Protected From Opioid Addiction. They Might Be at Higher Risk," by Elizabeth Kunreuther published on Slate's web site on April 19, 2018. The article discusses the link between populations with autism and opioid use.

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Title: There’s a new 12-step group for people in recovery who are prescribed medications like methadone.

URL: http://slate.com/technology/2018/04/theres-a-new-12-step-group-for-people-in-recovery-who-are-prescribed-medications-like-methadone.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "There's A New 12-Step Group: Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous" published on the Slate web site on April 17, 2018. The article looks at the growing rise of Medication-Assisted (MA) recovery groups, which accept that taking drugs such as methadone and buprenorphine can help with the recovery process.

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Title: Lost: A Special Report

URL: http://specialprojects.pressherald.com/lost/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the Portland (Maine) Press Herald Web site that provides links to all 10-parts of its special report, "Lost: Heroin's Killer Grip on Maine's People," outlining the ongoing heroin scourge in Maine and the cost to the state.

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Title: On the Anniversary of His Death, Inside Harris Wittels’ Final Intimate, Revealing Discussion with Pete Holmes

URL: http://splitsider.com/2016/02/on-the-anniversary-of-his-death-inside-harris-wittels-final-intimate-revealing-discussion-with-pete-holmes/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "On the Anniversary of His Death, Inside Harris Wittels' Final Intimate, Revealing Discussion with Pete Holmes," by Arjune Rama, MD published on the Splitsider web site on February 19, 2016. The article features an interview with Pete Holmes, the host of the podcast, "You Made It Weird," who interviewed sitcom producer and close friend Harris Wittels a few months before Wittels' opioid overdose death in 2014. In that podcast episode, published on The Nerdist web site on November 29, 2014, Wittels spoke frankly about his struggle with addiction. See collection seed: "http://nerdist.com/you-made-it-weird-236-harris-wittels-returns/."

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Title: Substance Use Disorders in People With Physical and Sensory Disabilities

URL: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA11-4648/SMA11-4648.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Substance Use Disorders in People With Physical and Sensory Disabilities," published in Volume 6, Issue 1 of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) periodical "In Brief" in August of 2011. The article is aimed at helping people who work with physical and sensory deprivation to better understand substance abuse disorders and help their clients find assistance centers.

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Title: VA Report: Vets In Private Care Are At Higher Risk For Opioid Addiction

URL: http://taskandpurpose.com/veterans-affairs-choice-opioid-prescriptions/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "VA Report: Vets in Private Care Are At Higher Risk for Opioid Addiction," published on the Task & Purpose web site. The article discusses the July 2017 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General report that discovered that veterans treated for pain in non-VA settings are at an especially high risk for opioid addiction. Task & Purpose was launched in 2014 to provide an unfiltered perspective on military and veterans issues post 9/11.

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Title: Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy Sends Letter to All Doctors on Opioids | Time

URL: http://time.com/4468400/surgeon-general-letter-opioid-addiction/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article posted on the Time Magazine Web site August 26, 2016 talks about U.S. Surgeon General Murthy writing to every doctor in the country about the current opioid epidemic to be better educated about the addictiveness of painkillers, and to come together to work for a solution.

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Title: Fentanyl Killed My Sister. Here's What I'd Say to Her Dealer | Time

URL: http://time.com/5281371/dear-dealer-sister-fentanyl-overdose/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Personal essay titled, "What I'd Say to the Drug Dealer Who Gave My Sister a Fatal Dose of Heroin," by Nadia Bowers published on TIME's web site on May 19, 2018. The essay is written as a letter addressed to Bowers' sister's drug dealer, who provided a fatal dose of heroin mixed with fentanyl.

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Title: Q&A: Intranasal Narcan Use in Dogs - Urban Search & Rescue Veterinary Group

URL: http://usarveterinarygroup.org/usarvet/inquiry-responses/qa-intranasal-narcan-use-dogs/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: A question and response posted to the Urban Search and Rescue Veterinary Group web site regarding the utility of intranasal application of naloxone on working canines.

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Title: 2017 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

URL: http://vendome.swoogo.com/2017-rx-summit/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit web site calling for presentations at the April 17-20, 2017 summit in Atlanta, Georgia. This site includes downloads of the 2017 presentation materials, and links to the 2018 web site.

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URL: http://vendome.swoogo.com/2018-rx-summit/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit web site calling for presentations at the April 2-5, 2018 summit in Atlanta, Georgia. The site includes downloads of the 2017 presentations (password required) and lists the speakers.

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URL: http://vendome.swoogo.com/2019-rx-summit/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit web site calling for presentations at the April 22-25, 2019 summit in Atlanta, Georgia. The site includes downloads from the 2018 summit and lists the speakers.

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Title: A Drug Cop. A Daughter On Opioids. One Family's Story Of Addiction. | WAMU

URL: http://wamu.org/story/17/10/10/drug-cop-daughter-opioids-one-familys-story-addiction/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article (and accompanying audio segment on WAMU 88.5 (Washington, DC) on a Hagerstown narcotics cop dealing with the opioid addiction and subsequent overdose by his own daughter. The story, "A Drug Cop. A Daughter on Opioids. One Family's Story of Addiction" was posted on WAMU's web site October 10, 2017.

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Title: Does Medical Marijuana Decrease Opioid Use or Boost It?

URL: http://wapo.st/2HcLFyS?tid=ss_mail&utm_term=.d84400c6f602

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Does Medical Marijuana Decrease Opioid Use or Boost It?,"published on the Washington Post web site on April 20, 2018. The article looks at the correlation between opioid users and medical marijuana users, and how conflicting data allows scientists and politicians to state their cases using information that fits their viewpoints.

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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: The disturbing reason behind the spike in organ donations

URL: http://wapo.st/2vlsDk2?tid=ss_mail&utm_term=.77944f92d81b

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "The disturbing reason behind the spike in organ donations," by Cleve R. Wootson, Jr. published on the Washington Post web site on April 17, 2018. The article covers the increase in organ donations as a result of the uptick in opioid-related deaths.

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Title: Opioids: Turning the Tide in the Crisis | WKSU

URL: http://wksu.org/topic/opioids-turning-tide-crisis/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Promotion of WKSU 90.9 (Ohio)'s coverage of the national opioid epidemic. The web site includes some of the latest articles on their coverage as well as a slideshow with a timeline of the crisis.

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Title: Drug users interested in cheap test strips that can detect deadly fentanyl | WTOP

URL: http://wtop.com/science/2018/02/test-strips-fentanyl/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Drug Users In Interested in Cheap Test Strips That Can Detect Deadly Fentanyl," by Kristi King published on news station WTOP's web site on February 8, 2018. The article looks at a Johns Hopkins University study that found cheap finger-sized strips can be used to detect the level of fentanyl in a drug sample.

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Title: Inside the Appalachian Opioid Epidemic Part 2: Veterans, Chronic Pain & Alternative Treatment | West Virginia Public Broadcasting

URL: http://wvpublic.org/post/inside-appalachian-opioid-epidemic-part-2-veterans-chronic-pain-alternative-treatment/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Podcast on The West Virginia Public Broadcasting Web site entitled, "Veterans, Chronic Pain & Alternative Treatments." Published April 28, 2017 as Part 2 of WVPR's "Inside the Appalachian Opioid Epidemic" series, Jessica Lilly and Roxy Todd report on why veterans are particularly hard hit by the epidemic.

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Title: Treatment & Mistreatment, Our Complicated Relationship with Pain: Inside Appalachia | West Virginia Public Broadcasting

URL: http://wvpublic.org/post/treatment-mistreatment-our-complicated-relationship-pain-inside-appalachia?nopop=1/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Podcast episode titled, "Treatment and Mistreatment, Our Complicated Relationship With Pain, Inside Appalachia," published on The West Virginia Public Broadcasting web site on April 21, 2017 as part of WVPR's "Inside Appalachia" series. The episode, featuring Jessica Lilly and Roxy Todd, reports on why Appalachia was hit so hard by the nationwide opioid epidemic and how the community is trying to fight back.

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Title: Why opioids are such an American problem - BBC News

URL: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41701718/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Why Opioids Are Such An American Problem" by Owen Amos published on the BBC web site October 25, 2017. Some of the reasons cited in the article include perks given to doctors by drug companies to peddle their products, the lack of universal health care in the U.S., the ready advertisement of prescription opioids on television, poor training of doctors, and a "culture of medication."

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Title: Engaging Law Enforcement in Opioid Overdose Response: Frequently Asked Questions

URL: http://www.bjatraining.org/sites/default/files/naloxone/Police%20OOD%20FAQ_0.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "Engaging Law Enforcement in Opioid Overdose Response: Frequently Asked Questions," by the Bureau of Justice Assistance that provides an overview of frequently asked questions that law enforcement agencies across the country may encounter when attempting to initiate programs to prevent overdose fatalities.

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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: Prescription Painkiller Overdoses | VitalSigns | CDC

URL: http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/PrescriptionPainkillerOverdoses/index.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) web site dedicated to prescription painkiller overdoses. The page focuses on overdoses among women and what currently can be done to help prevent them.

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Title: Child Watch Column: Children and the Opioid Crisis

URL: http://www.childrensdefense.org/newsroom/child-watch-columns/child-watch-documents/ChildrenandtheOpioidCrisis.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Children and the Opioid Crisis" by Children's Defense Fund president, Marian Wright Edelman published in Edelman's weekly column titled, "Child Watch" on the Children's Defense Fund web site on October 27, 2017. The column addresses the opioid epidemic's impact on children.

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Title: City of Huntington Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Drug Distributors | City of Huntington

URL: http://www.cityofhuntington.com/news/view/city-of-huntington-files-lawsuit-against-opioid-drug-distributors/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Press release titled, "City of Huntington Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Drug Distributors," published on the City of Huntington, West Virginia web site on January 19, 2017. The press release announces the filing of a lawsuit against three distributors of opioids.

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Title: Opioid commission to Trump: Declare state of emergency - CNN

URL: http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/31/health/opioid-commission-emergency-declaration/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Opioid Commission Tells Trump to Declare State of Emergency" by Wayne Drash published on the CNN web site on August 1, 2017.

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Title: The opioid epidemic is not an official emergency - CNN

URL: http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/24/health/opioids-not-a-national-emergency/index.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "The Opioid Epidemic is Not an Official Emergency" by Nadia Kounang, published on CNN's web site on August 24, 2017.

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Title: Opioids: The Crisis Next Door - Stories of the Opioid Epidemic

URL: http://www.crisisnextdoor.gov/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for The Crisis Next Door, a site sponsored by the U.S. White House that encourages citizens to upload video recordings of their opioid-related stories.

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Title: Opioids | Wisconsin Department of Health Services

URL: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/opioids/index.htm

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services web site dedicated to opioids. The page provides resources including basic facts, provider information and the latest reports and studies on opioids. The page also links to other state opioids related initiatives.

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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: Opioid Overdose Crisis | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

URL: http://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/opioids/opioid-overdose-crisis/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) web site dedicated to the opioid overdose crisis in the United States. The page provides a historical overview, statistics, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) response efforts, and a list of related resources.

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Title: Drug Free NJ - Heroin & Opioid Art Exhibition

URL: http://www.drugfreenj.org/HeroinArtExhibit/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey web site announcing the 2017 Heroin and Opioid Art Exhibition, the second annual exhibition of its kind focusing on opioid and heroin abuse, addiction and recovery. The exhibition was sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division; the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

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Title: Drug Policy Alliance | Drug Policy Alliance

URL: http://www.drugpolicy.org/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: The Drug Policy Alliance Web site. The Drug Policy Alliance is an organization dedicated to advancing those policies and attitudes that best reduce harm of both drug use and drug prohibition, and to promote the sovereignty of individuals over their minds and bodies.

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Title: A Public Health and Safety Approach to Problematic Opioid Use and Overdose

URL: http://www.drugpolicy.org/sites/default/files/Opioid_Response_Plan_041817.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report outlining the Drug Policy Alliance's plan to combat the opioid epidemic. It aims to provide a multifaceted, comprehensive approach that focuses on effective treatment, harm reduction, prevention and reducing the role of criminalization.

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Title: Drug Withdrawal: Pearls and Pitfalls

URL: http://www.emdocs.net/drug-withdrawal-pearls-pitfalls/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the emDocs web site featuring patient case studies involving drug withdrawal. The case studies were posted by Drew A Long on the emDOCs web site on September 10, 2016. emDOCS is part of the Free Open Access Meducation (FOAM) that encourages the free flow of information to Emergency Medicine (EM) providers based on what they've actually witnessed in their practice. The post provides several examples of addicting drugs, their composition, treatment, and references.

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Title: Tox Cards: Narcan (naloxone)

URL: http://www.emdocs.net/tox-cards-narcan-naloxone/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the emDocs web site featuring a patient case study on the specific dosage of Narcan (naloxone), the medicine recommended to help an opioid-dependent patient. The case study was posted by Dr. Cynthia Santos on the emDOCs web site on January 10, 2017. emDOCS is part of the Free Open Access Meducation (FOAM) that encourages the free flow of information to Emergency Medicine (EM) providers based on what they've actually witnessed in their practice.

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Title: Tox Cards: Novel Synthetic Opioids

URL: http://www.emdocs.net/tox-cards-novel-synthetic-opioids/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the emDocs web site featuring a patient case study involving novel synthetic opioids (NSOs). The case study was posted by Dr. Kristin E. Fontes on August 17, 2017. emDOCS is part of the Free Open Access Meducation (FOAM) that encourages the free flow of information to Emergency Medicine (EM) providers based on what they've actually witnessed in their practice. The post provides tips for treatment, what to watch out for, and references.

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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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URL: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm503719.htm

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Press release published on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) web site on May 26, 2016. The press release discusses the FDA approval of the first buprenorphine implant (Probuphine) for treatment of opioid dependence.

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Title: Announcing the Winner of the 2016 FDA Naloxone App Competition

URL: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/PublicHealthFocus/ucm533711.htm

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Press release published on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) web site announcing the winner of the 2016 FDA Naloxone app competition. The winning app, OD Help, was developed as a simple, easy-to-use mobile app that connects potential opioid overdose victims with a crowd-sourced network of naloxone carriers.

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Title: The Worst Drug Epidemic in U.S. History

URL: http://www.globaldrugpolicy.org/Issues/Vol%2011%20Issue%201/Commentary/The%20Worst%20Drug%20Epidemic%20in%20US%20History.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "The Worst Drug Epidemic in US History," by Pennsylvania State Representative Matt Baker published in the Journal of Global Drug Policy and Practice. The report looks at the history of the opioid epidemic in general, the number of deaths in Pennsylvania, and the steps the state is taking to combat the issue.

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Title: Opioid Crisis About More Than Opioids | Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

URL: http://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/about-us/news-media/press-release/1706-opioid-crisis-more-than-opioids/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Press release titled, "Opioid Crisis About Much More than Opioids," published on the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation web site on June 27, 2017. The press release summarizes the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's June report on emerging drug trends. .

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Title: Advocating for Needle and Syringe Exchange Programs in Prisons

URL: http://www.hri.global/files/2012/05/09/FINAL_PRISON_web.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "Advocating for Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes in Prison," published by Harm Reduction International as part of their Evidence and Advocacy Briefings Services. The report recommends needle and syringe exchange programs in all areas of detention to reduce harm. Harm Reduction International is a non-government program that promotes harm reduction worldwide and aims to promote the negative impact of drug use and drug policy.

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Title: Woman Opens Up About Life With Heroin Addiction In Outspoken Interview

URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/interview-with-self-proclaimed-heroin-addict-shows-how-the-drug-can-overtake-a-life_us_58f7d118e4b070a1174fda0e/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Woman Opens Up About Life With Heroin Addiction In Outspoken Interview," by Matt Ferner published on the Huffington Post web site on April 19, 2017. The article talks about West Virginian Lisa Marie Stone, who upon being arrested for prostitution, spoke about her ongoing struggle with opioid addiction, the damage it's doing, and how helpless she feels.

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Title: I Am Not Anonymous

URL: http://www.iamnotanonymous.org/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for the organization, I Am Not Anonymous. I Am Not Anonymous is an activist organization with the mission of combating the silence and negative stigma surrounding addiction.

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Title: EMS Physicians Endorse Toxicology Groups' Opioid Safety Precautions Guide

URL: http://www.jems.com/articles/news/2017/08/ems-physicians-endorse-toxicology-groups-opioid-safety-precautions-guidance.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "EMS Physicians Endorse Toxicology Groups' Opioid Safety Precautions Guide," published on the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) web site on August 11, 2017. The article announces the endorsement of the National Association of EMS Physicians of a new set of safety guidelines for first responders regarding opioid overdose victims.

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Title: EMS Data Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic

URL: http://www.jems.com/articles/print/volume-41/issue-11/features/ems-data-can-help-stop-the-opioid-epidemic.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "EMS Data Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic" published on the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) Web site on November 1, 2016. The article addresses what opioids are, the current state of today's opioid epidemic, what Emergency Medical Services (EMS) can offer, and what approaches are being used in the field.

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Title: Opioid Prevention and Treatment Efforts Earn St. Charles Co. Paramedic Missouri's Top Honor

URL: http://www.jems.com/articles/ugc/2017/07/28/opioid-prevention-and-treatment-efforts-earn-st-charles-co-paramedic-missouris-top-honor.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Opioid Prevention and Treatment Efforts Earn St. Charles Co. Paramedic Missouri's Top Honor," published on the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) web site on July 8, 2017. The article describes paramedic Lisa Cassidy's #StopHeroin campaign, a collaborative program linking revived overdose patients with treatment resources and options.

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Title: Heroin & Opioid Awareness Week | OPIOIDAWARENESS | Department of Justice

URL: http://www.justice.gov/archives/opioidawareness/heroin-opioid-awareness-week/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the U.S. Department of Justice's web site dedicated to Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week. President Obama declared the week of September 18-24, 2016 Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week, which was set up to reinforce the Justice Department's approach to the epidemic: prevent new victims from succumbing to addiction, strengthen enforcement efforts, and provide treatment for addiction. The federal government sponsored several events over this week that addressed this topic.

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Title: For all their risks, opioids had no pain-relieving advantage in a yearlong clinical trial - Los Angeles Times

URL: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-opioid-painkillers-no-better-20180306-story.html/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "For all their risks, opioids had no pain-relieving advantage in a yearlong clinical trial" published on the Los Angeles Times web site on March 6, 2018. The article discusses the first randomized clinical trial to make a head-to-head comparison between opioids and other kinds of pain medications. The trial known as Strategies for Prescribing Analgesics Comparative Effectiveness (SPACE) enrolled patients treated by the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs health care system in a year-long study funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Title: Opioid Lawsuit – Government Settlements with Manufacturers & Sellers

URL: http://www.levinlaw.com/government-opioid-lawsuit/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the Levin Papantonio law firm web site announcing the decision to represent governments against wholesale pharmaceutical distributors. The page also discusses the basis for the lawsuits, other opioid lawsuit news, and has promotional videos on the lawsuits.

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Title: Lily's Place

URL: http://www.lilysplace.org/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for Lily's Place, a neonatal abstinence center in Huntington, WV that provides care to infants suffering from prenatal drug exposure. The site includes contact information, staff bios, donation information, and events.

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Title: Containing Addiction: Painting, Rapping and Writing Toward Recovery

URL: http://www.massgeneral.org/hubweek/events/recovering-through-art.aspx

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: The event page for an immersive art experience that recreated a community portrait of addiction and recovery in Boston titled, "Containing Addiction: Painting, Rapping and Writing Toward Recovery." The event was sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Community Health Improvement, Health Story Collaborative and the Opioid Project.

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Title: Opioid epidemic changes how police test drugs - The Morning Call

URL: http://www.mcall.com/news/police/mc-nws-police-drug-testing-20170725-story.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Opioid Epidemic Changes How Police Test Drugs," by Pamela Lehman published on The Morning Call web site on August 7, 2017. The article warns that police (and other first responders) must exercise greater caution when testing and handling drugs during arrests of opioid users as some of the drugs are so powerful that simple air/touch exposure can lead to overdoses necessitating the application of naloxone.

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Title: Methadone Treatment | Methadone Clinics | Opioid Treatment | Methadone.US

URL: http://www.methadone.us/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Web site for the privately-owned national online center dedicated to informing the public of the value of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid dependent individuals. The site includes the location of methadone clinics in each state, FAQs, methadone's benefits and risks, and discusses the science of addiction.

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Title: Michigan cities sue drug manufacturers, pharmacies over opioid epidemic | MLive.com

URL: http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2017/12/michigan_cities_sue_drug_manuf.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Michigan cities sue drug manufacturers, pharmacies over opioid epidemic," published on the MLive Web site on December 19, 2017. The article reports on Michigan cities that are suing drug manufacturers and pharmacies over the opioid epidemic.

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Title: Ethics & Religion Talk: What is your view on needle exchanges? | MLive.com

URL: http://www.mlive.com/opinion/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2017/03/ethics_religion_talk_what_is_y.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Ethics & Religion Talk: What is your view on needle exchanges?" by Melody Wilson published in the Grand Rapids Press Opinion section on March 21, 2017. The article features interviews with various local religious leaders what their faith tradition says about needle exchanges.

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Title: Broadcasters: Taking Action to End the Opioid Epidemic | Brought to You By the National Association of Broadcasters

URL: http://www.nab.org/addiction/broadcasters.asp

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) web site detailing what actions the organization is taking to end the opioid epidemic.

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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: EMS physician letter offers perspective to new FDA opioid initiative

URL: http://www.naemsp.org/Documents/Press%20Releases/FDA%20Opioid%20Committee%20Press%20Release.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Press release titled, "EMS Physician Letter Offers Perspective to New FDA Opioid Initiative," published by the National Association of EMS Physicians on June 6, 2017. The press release applauds the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on his creation of the Opioid Policy Steering Committee and offers to meet with the FDA so they can see the impact of federal opioid regulation.

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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: Reflecting on a Crisis Curbing Opioid Abuse in Communities

URL: http://www.ncai.org/policy-research-center/research-data/prc-publications/Opioid_Brief.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "Reflecting on a Crisis Curbing Opioid Abuse in Communities," published by the National Congress of American Indians' (NCAI) Policy Research Center on October 2016. The policy brief looks at the effect of the opioid epidemic on Native American communities and how the communities are responding.

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Title: Ending the Opioid Epidemic — A Call to Action | NEJM

URL: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1612578

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Ending the Opioid Epidemic - A Call to Action," published in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 9, 2016. The article, written by U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, talks about the letter and pocket card he mailed in August of 2016 to millions of doctors across the country to address the opioid epidemic.

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Title: Jeremiah Lindemann

URL: http://www.newamerica.org/our-people/jeremiah-lindemann/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page featuring brief biography of Jeremiah Lindemann as well as a collection of his stories on using data to map the opioid epidemic on the New America web site. New America is a think/action tank that employs policy experts and public intellectuals to come up with public policy solutions using data tools.

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Title: Finding Solutions to the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: A Road Map for States

URL: http://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/NGA/files/pdf/2016/1607NGAOpioidRoadMap.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "Finding Solutions to the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: A Road Map for States," by the National Governors Association (NGA) on how states can respond to the national opioid crisis with effective health care and public safety strategies.

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