Posts Tagged opioid epidemic
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New USF Health study shows impact of opioid epidemic on children varies by state

TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2018) – A new report released by the Drug Enforcement Administration finds most overdose deaths are caused by prescription drugs, including opioids. While opioid […]

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USF Health responds to opioid epidemic

Deaths from drug overdose last year escalated to an all-time high of more than 63,000 nationwide – killing more Americans than car accidents. These deaths were largely driven […]

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Growing opioid epidemic forcing more children into foster care

USF College of Public Health researcher leads newly published Florida study TAMPA, Fla. (Jan.  8, 2018) — The opioid epidemic has become so severe it’s considered a national […]