Re-posted from the Lake County News LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – March 11 to 17 is National Patient Safety Awareness Week. In honor of this week, SafeRx Lake County, a local opioid safety coalition, offers someContinue reading
Clearlake, CA September is National Recovery Month. This observance, held September of every year, aims to raise awareness on recovery and educate Americans that recovery can become a reality. Through substance use treatments and mentalContinue reading
Re-posted from the Lake County Record-Bee: The SafeRx Opioid Reduction Task Force, a signature project of Hope Rising Lake County, reported success in lowering opioid use. Key statistics from Partnership HealthPlan of California and theContinue reading
In an effort to curb what many consider the worst public health drug crisis in decades, the federal government on Tuesday published the first national standards for prescription painkillers, recommending that doctors try pain relieversContinue reading
The Life Skills Training (LST) prevention intervention, delivered in 7th grade classrooms, helps children avoid misusing prescription opioids throughout their teen years, NIDA-supported researchers report. Click here to read more.