Writing in her blog at the National Institute On Drug Abuse, Dr. Nora Volkow and co-author Dr. Joshua Gordon of the National Institute of Mental Health offer an insight that “Suicide Deaths are a major component of Opioid Crisis that must be addressed.”
U.S. overdose deaths seem to have fallen for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.
With the announcement of this pilot funding, Regenstrief Institute will facilitate the advance innovative, data-driven ways to combat the challenge of opioid addiction.
Every day, 115 Americans die due to opioid overdoses and about 40% of these deaths are due to overdoses of prescription drugs.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse in collaboration with the substance abuse engagement focused on improving prevention & treatment strategies for opioid addiction.