Social workers and patient navigators play a key role in providing services, reducing stigma, and breaking down barriers to care for parents with substance use disorder.
Seeing a worrisome rise in people using multiple substances, providers call for a renewed focus on the social factors underlying addiction.
Education and distribution turns community members into first responders and is key in overcoming the opioid epidemic, despite what some critics of the drug say.
A veteran primary care physician discusses the subtleties of prescribing opioids and treating people with chronic pain and substance use disorders appropriately.
The words we use to describe substance use disorders can reshape perceptions, a necessary step toward reducing the morbidity and mortality of the current opioid crisis.