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Opioid Misuse in High School Linked to Heroin Use in Adulthood

Opioid Misuse in High School Linked to Heroin Use in Adulthood

High school students with nonmedical opioid misuse may have an increased risk for heroin use later in life, according to research published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. “This national study is the first known to examine the transition from prescription opioid...

Vaping & Marijuana Use Rise Sharply in College-age Adults in 2019

Vaping & Marijuana Use Rise Sharply in College-age Adults in 2019

A new survey from Monitoring the Future (MTF) found vaping marijuana and vaping nicotine rose sharply in the past three years among college-age (19-22 years old) adults. The percentage of college students who said they vaped marijuana in the past 30 days rose from...

Dec
3
Thu
PCSS Exchange 2
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Dec
10
Thu
An Integrative Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Pain
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dec
11
Fri
OPDAAC Meeting @ Webinar - Zoom
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Thank you for your time and commitment to preventing drug overdose in North Carolina. We hope that you will be able to join us at our next meeting of the NC Department of Health and Human Services Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Committee (NC DHHS OPDAAC) on Friday, December 11, 2020. This meeting’s focus will be on Justice-involved Populations.

The agenda will be shared closer to the meeting date.

Please note that the virtual meeting information can be found in your confirmation email.

Dec
17
Thu
PCSS Exchange 3
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
1
Fri
NC State Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals
Jan 1 all-day

Jan
7
Thu
PCSS Exchange 4
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
21
Thu
PCSS Exchange 5
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
26
Tue
Treating Pain Safely: An Update for Prescribers @ Webinar - on Zoom
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Feb
4
Thu
PCSS Exchange 6
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

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