NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports – April 2023 Update
The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health (IVPB) recently posted an update of suspected overdose deaths and provisional data on ED visits for overdose. The IVPB was unable to update the fentanyl-positive death report this month....
Depression & Anxiety Symptoms Linked to Vaping Nicotine and THC in Teens and Young Adults
A survey of more than 2,500 teens and young adults led by the American Heart Association found that vaping nicotine and THC, the psychoactive component in marijuana, was associated with self-reported symptoms of depression and anxiety. The study’s preliminary findings...
Trauma Causes High Levels of Intergenerational Substance Use Among Black Women
New research from Penn State University and the University of Kentucky suggests that trauma leads to high levels of intergenerational substance use among Black women, and race and gender may play a role. In the first study of its kind, the researchers examined the...
The Chronic Challenge of Burnout Among Harm Reduction Workers
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the midst of the overdose crisis, many harm reduction workers are experiencing burnout. While there’s growing awareness of this issue for staff in many fields, like health care, people working in harm reduction and...
With Overdoses Up, States Look at Harsher Fentanyl Penalties
Nevada state lawmakers nationwide are responding to the deadliest overdose crisis in U.S. history by pushing penalties for possessing fentanyl and other powerful lab-made opioids that are connected to about 70,000 deaths a year. Imposing longer prison sentences for...
NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports – March 2023 Update
The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health (IVPB) recently posted an update of suspected overdose deaths and provisional data on ED visits for overdose. The IVPB was unable to update the fentanyl-positive death report this month. ...
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