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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2018 CONTACT: Elizabeth Hart 615-741-3446   TDH FINDS SOME OVERDOSE DEATHS ASSOCIATED WITH BUPRENORPHINE Drug Coupled with Counseling Effective in Addiction Treatment, but Has Risk for Misuse NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Buprenorphine is an important part of treatment for many with substance use disorder, and coupled with therapy and support…
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January 9, 2018 0

Coalition Takes Back 45.6 Pounds of Meds

Coalition Takes Back 45.6 Pounds of Meds

November 21, 2017 0

14th Annual Say No To Drugs Balloon Release November 12th

14th Annual Say NO To Drugs Balloon Release

November 7, 2017 0

Get Rid of Old Meds at Take Back Saturday

Get rid of old meds at Take Back Saturday

October 27, 2017 0

10 for $20k Challenge

10 for 20k Challenge Flyer

February 15, 2017 0

RCADC Receives Life-Saving Donation


December 21, 2016 0

Powerful Heroin Substitute Called Pink Being Sold Online

An increasingly popular synthetic opioid known as Pink is being sold online, according to NBC News. Only four states—Florida, Ohio, Wyoming and Georgia—have banned the drug, also known as U-47700. Pink is eight times stronger than heroin, the article notes. The drug, along with other synthetic opioids, is being shipped into the United States from…
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October 23, 2016 0

DEA Warns Public and Law Enforcement About Risks of Opioid Carfentanil

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a warning to the public and law enforcement about the risks of the synthetic opioid carfentanil, ABC News reports. Carfentanil is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl. Carfentanil has been linked to a significant number of overdose deaths in various parts of…
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October 2, 2016 0

Telemedicine Could Help Fight Opioid Epidemic, Experts Say

Some health professionals say telemedicine could help fight the opioid epidemic, according to The Washington Post. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has directed $1.4 million to five pilot projects that will use video chat to connect patients with physicians who are trained in treating addiction. Using telemedicine to treat addiction faces significant challenges, the…
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October 2, 2016 0