All articles related to "opioids":

A crisis on top of a crisis: COVID-19 and the opioid epidemic

February 16, 2021 - For people struggling with opioid use disorder, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed challenges at every turn. Michael Barnett, assistant professor of health policy and management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discussed…

Addressing the opioid crisis: unpacking stigma

See Transcript [MUSIC PLAYING] DAVID LEVIN: You're listening to Harvard Chan: This Week in Health. I'm David Levin. Today, we're talking about stigma and addiction. SHELLY GREENFIELD: Addiction itself doesn't discriminate. It's not about white or black or…

Addressing the opioid crisis: ending over-prescription

See Transcript [MUSIC PLAYING] DAVID LEVIN: You're listening to Harvard Chan, This Week in Health. I'm David Levin. Today, we're talking about how opioid painkillers are being overprescribed and what some health care providers are doing to fix…