11-8-2019Opioid and drug misuse has profound economic and health consequences on Americans, including a rise in certain infectious diseases throughout our nation.
11-1-2019Today, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report…
10-22-2019The next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be October 26, 2019. National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible wa…
7-22-2019The nation is experiencing a public health crisis involving the misuse of prescription opioid pain relievers as well as heroin and fentanyl. This misuse has led…
6-26-2019Syringe services programs are part of the work to redress the public health crisis formed by the intersection of opioids and infectious disease.
5-24-2019CDC is releasing materials for use by health departments that provide information on the critical role of SSPs in prevention and treatment.
4-23-2019Use social media to find out what's happening at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, the largest annual conference addressing the opioid crisis.
4-19-2019The annual Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit gathers stakeholders to discuss what’s working in drug abuse prevention and treatment.
4-12-2019The U.S. faces a converging public health crisis as the nation’s opioid epidemic fuels growing rates of certain infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS.
3-22-2019The Assistant Secretary of Health, ADM Brett Giroir, MD, and CDC’s Dr. Jonathan Mermin discussed the infectious disease consequences of the opioid crisis.