Opioid Misuse Prevention

Clark County Medical Society Alliance
HEALTH INITIATIVE:


Promoting Education and Awareness to Reduce Opioid Abuse and Misuse


Recommended Prevention Watch List
(click the images below to view the video content)


Recommended Reading

Chasing The Scream –
The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
by Johann Hari

      Clean –
Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy
by David Sheff

 

Dreamland –
The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic
by Sam Quinones

      Hillbilly Elegy –
A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
by J.D. Vance


Medicine Disposal Drop Off by Zip Code

https://paindrain.bannerview.com/medicine-disposal-drop-off-locations/


Resources

https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/reversing-opioid-epidemic

http://amaalliance.org/opiod-misuse-awareness

https://www.samhsa.gov/atod/opioids

http://samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment

http://drugfreelasvegas.org/resources/

https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/7-things-nevada-is-doing-to-fight-the-opioid-abuse-epidemic

https://gethealthyclarkcounty.org/be-safe/opiates/

https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/treatment/naltrexone

http://www.aatod.org/policies/policy-statements/aatod-guidelines-for-using-naltrexone-vivitrol-in-otps/

AMAA Opioid Epidemic Brochure


Get Involved

If you would like more information on how to become involved or support our Health Initiative on Opioid Misuse please click here to email our Committee Chair – Beverly Daly Dix

If you are suffering from substance misuse or abuse please click here to email our Committee Member – Ginger Allen or feel free to call her at 702-767-1735


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