Stories: OpioidsIn This Section
- U.S. Surgeon General Tells Dartmouth-Hitchcock Forum Stigma and Ignorance Are Biggest Killers in Opioid CrisisOctober 5
U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, told participants in the forum, Our Families, Our Children, Our Future, that drug addiction is a chronic disease and not a moral failing.
- Dartmouth-Hitchcock, March of Dimes Produce New Toolkit to Help Moms and Babies with Substance Use DisordersMarch 20
Eight community health practices and regional hospitals in northern New England have teamed up to produce an online toolkit to help maternal child health providers keep women with histories of substance use and their babies healthy.
- Patients Who Use Opioids May Be More Satisfied But Not HealthierJanuary 11
Dr. Brian Sites, along with researchers at the University of Michigan, led a study to determine if a patient's perception of their care was associated with the number of opioid prescriptions they received from their health care providers.
- January 18 Symposium to Explore the Reaches of Opioid Harm ReductionJanuary 10
Despite intensive work by legions of committed groups and individuals, opioid addiction and overdose deaths continue to devastate many New Hampshire families and communities.
- Helping Moms and Babies in the Midst of the Opioid CrisisOctober 28
This crisis led to the development and adoption of a new model of care at CHaD and at the Special Care Nursery at CMC for newborns exposed to opioids before birth.
- CHaD Research Improves Outcomes, Lowers Costs for NAS BabiesMay 18
A Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) team has written an article for Pediatrics about the development and adoption of a new model of care for newborns exposed to opioids before birth.