Nevada State Opioid Response Newsletter Current Issue – June 2019 Download Current and Previous Issues
Nevada State Opioid Response On April 21, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced funding through the 21st Century Cures Act to address the national opioid [...]
In 2017, more than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses, including illicit drugs and prescription opioids. Opioids are a class of drugs that include prescription pain relievers, synthetic [...]
Improper prescription drug use is a serious public health issue. Storing and disposing of medications properly can help reduce harm. Storage Medications should be stored out reach of children, [...]
Stigma is the shame or disgrace attached to something regarded as socially unacceptable, a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. American Psychological [...]
The Overdose Data to Action Program The Overdose Data to Action Program supports the state in getting high quality, comprehensive and timelier data on opioid prescribing and mortality, and to use [...]
Nearly 19,000 overdose deaths in 2014 were attributed to prescription pain relievers, and more than 10,000 overdose deaths were attributed to heroin in the same year. Nevada ranks second in the [...]
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