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What do final exams and the holidays have in common?  They are both major stressors for many students during the last two months of the year.  Yet students seem to feel stressed throughout the entire year, not just this traditionally busy time according to CDC and WHO data.  According to the CDCsuicide rates are on the…

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“Of the 2.5 million Americans 12 years of age or older with [opioid use disorders] OUDs, fewer than 128,000 [less than 0.05%] of those attending specialty treatment programs had treatment plans that included pharmacotherapy” (Molfenter et al., 2017, p.2). For many people with opioid use disorder (OUD), the most effective treatment is the combination of…

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Dr. Stephanie Woodard, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Senior Advisor on Behavioral Health, talks about how Assembly Bill 474 has helped with Nevada’s opioid crisis since its passage in 2017. RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — It’s been a little more than a year since AB474, or the Controlled Substance Abuse Prevention act…

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“The Downtown Reno Partnership ambassadors were trained how to use Narcan by The Life Change Center’s MORE team two weeks ago. The team, headed by Lisa Lee and Jennifer Cassady, uses Narcan during their outreach work. Now, all the ambassadors carry two doses of Narcan with them as they make their rounds through downtown Reno.” Read the full…

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