Five Key Ways Psychologists are Tackling the Opioid Crisis

Five Key Ways Psychologists are Tackling the Opioid Crisis

Here are five ways psychologists are confronting the opioid crisis. Each day in the United States 130 people die from an opioid overdose, but opioid use disorder is treatable and psychologists are playing a key role. Number one: Enhancing treatment with behavioral interventions. While medication like methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone is the backbone of treatment, […]

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Why tackling the opioid crisis requires treating addiction like any other medical condition

AMNA NAWAZ: On average, 130 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses. Treating addiction is proving to be a major challenge in the states hardest hit by the crisis. Tonight’s Brief But Spectacular features clinical psychologist Dr. Navdeep Kang. He is working to make sure that those struggling with addiction in his home state of […]

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Faith Communities: Strategic Partners to Tackle Opioid Crisis | Joel Navarro, Tempe City Councilman

Faith Communities: Strategic Partners to Tackle Opioid Crisis | Joel Navarro, Tempe City Councilman

I am Joel Navarro, Tempe City Council member. It is important that the faith-based community is part of the solution, as we deal with the opioid crisis. Especially On The City Side. Me, As A City Council Member: Obviously, I will need to tap into those resources and make sure that we are utilizing all […]

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Government launches strategy to tackle gambling

Government launches strategy to tackle gambling

One in five Kiwis are affected by gambling-related harm so the government has today released a $60 million strategy to deal with it. The number of people affected by gambling harm continues to increase in line with population growth and the use of services has dropped. Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa says the strategy aims […]

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Trump’s efforts to tackle opioid epidemic overlooked due to link in border crisis

Trump’s efforts to tackle opioid epidemic overlooked due to link in border crisis

WEAPONS.>>THE NATION IS IN THE MIDST OF AN UNPRECEDENTED OPIOID EPIDEMIC WITH C.D.C. REPORTING ON AVERAGE 130 AMERICANS DIE EACH DAY FROM AN OPIOID OVERDOSE. ACCIDENTAL DRUG OVERDOSE IS NOW THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH, SURPASSING CAR CRASHES AND GUN VIOLENCE. FOR MORE INSIGHT LET’S TURN TO FORMER ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AT THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICE […]

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