Substance Use, Drug Overdose, and Opioids
Substances such as alcohol, illegal drugs, and prescription medications are known risk factors for a host of injuries.
The Center is exploring multiple solutions such as alcohol-sensing technologies and personalized tamper-resistant pill dispensers, policies such as alcohol interlock devices for individuals convicted of drunk driving, programs to educate patients about pain medication alternatives, and safety practices for medication storage and disposal.
The Opioid Epidemic: From Evidence to Impact
The report delivers specific, proven recommendations for how to most effectively combat the epidemic for a variety of stakeholder groups including physicians, health care providers, employers and advocates.