Tickets selling briskly for PBJ's opioid and addiction event

The Portland Business Journal and Kaiser Permanente are hosting an event next week that will delve into the opioid crisis and the stigma around addiction. “Opioids and Addiction: From Crisis to Healing” will take place on Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland. Stacy Oberstaller, who is an enterprise workforce strategist, will share insights about her own struggles with opioid addiction and how it impact ed her work life. She will then join a panel discussion…
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Dayton's newest opioid treatment center opened to patients last week and already has 20 clients on its books.
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People often take amyl nitrite, commonly referred to as poppers, for the euphoric effects. However, taking poppers can have serious health consequences and may be fatal.
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A Kentucky appeals court says the secret testimony from a former president of one of the world's largest manufacturers of dangerously addictive opioid painkillers must be released to the public
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Philadelphia City Council tabled action on a controversial bill aimed at addressing the opioid addiction crisis by providing for more oversight of pharmaceutical industry sales representatives. The bill, introduced in October by City Councilman Bill Greenlee and Councilwoman Cindy Bass with the support of the Kenney administration, would require drug company sales reps to register with the city, at a cost of up to $250, and wear identification badges. It also bans giving gifts to health care providers…
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Message from the Editor-In-Chief Kansas has been struggling to find a solution to providing sorely needed mental- health services to those who are suffering, and the struggle has been felt most intensely in the state’s largest city. Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter’s jail is overcrowded with those suffering from mental-he alth issues and drug addiction. Area hospitals are overwhelmed with people seeking treatment and the effort to try to help them. And providers like ComCare are trying…
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The documents contain detailed information about patients’ mental health and history of drug use, including applications to addictions treatment facilities, progress reports from those facilities, and detailed notes from one-on-one counselling sessions.
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Abstract Tobacco product use during adolescence increases the risk for lifelong nicotine addiction and immediate adverse health effects (1,2). During 2011-2017, current use of cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, and pipe tobacco decreased significantly among middle and high school students, but current use of e-cigarettes increased significantly from 1.5% to 11.7% (3). In 2017, an estimated 19.6% of high school students (2.95 million) and 5.6% of middle school students (0.67 million) were current users of any tobacco product; e-cigarettes were the most commonly used tobacco product for both middle (3.3%) and hi...
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-Fang Yen The aim of the study was to determine the predictive effects of sex, age, depression, and problematic behaviors on the incidence and remission of internet addiction (IA) in college students over a one-year follow-up. A total of 500 college students (262 women and 238 men) were recruited. The predictive effects of sex, age, severity of depression, self-harm/suicidal behaviors, eating problems, risk-taking behaviors, substance use, aggression, and uncontrollable sexual encounters on the incidence and remission of IA over a one-year follow-up were examined. The one-year incidence and remission rates for IA were ...
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