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Naloxone Injection Approved

From the FDA. FDA approves naloxone injection to counteract opioid overdoses Action: FDA has approved ZIMHI (naloxone hydrochloride) injection as an additional option to treat opioid overdose. ZIMHI is administered using a single-dose, prefilled syringe that delivers 5 milligrams (mg) of naloxone hydrochloride solution through intramuscular (in the muscle) or subcutaneous (under the skin) injection. […]


CDC’s New Campaigns

CDC Press Release, October 27, 2021 CDC Launches New Education Campaigns Aimed at Preventing Drug Overdose Deaths To save more lives from drug overdose, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently launched four complementary education campaigns intended to reach young adults ages 18—34 years. The campaigns provide information about the prevalence and dangers […]


Fentanyl Test Strips

From SAMHSA, April 7, 2021 Federal Grantees May Now Use Funds to Purchase Fentanyl Test Strips New Guidance Aims to Reduce Drug Overdose Deaths The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced today that federal funding may now be used to purchase rapid fentanyl […]


AAAP awarded 2-yr, $32M opioid grant

The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) has been awarded a 2-year grant of $32 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to address opioid use disorders and stimulant use disorders. The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) network is part of the grant’s coalition of 40 national professional organizations. The Opioid […]


Cocaine overdose deaths triple

From U.S. News & World Report Overdose Deaths From Cocaine Rising Dramatically by Steven Reinberg While opioids were grabbing the headlines, cocaine overdose deaths in the United States have marched upward, nearly tripling over five years, a new government report shows. After a period of stability, cocaine-induced deaths rose by about 27% per year, on […]