Publication date: 
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018 4:15pm EDT ·

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (Spanish)

SAMHSA announces the release of the Spanish translation of the updated Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit. This toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths.

Publication date: 
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018 3:15pm EDT ·

From Policy to Practice: An Interdisciplinary Look at Labeling Changes to OTC Analgesics and the Implications for Patient Care

This publication from the Geronterogical Society of America focuses on an analysis of safety risks associated with OTC analgesics, including cardiovascular risks, gastrointestinal risks, and renal risks. Information from national and international treatment guidelines for the use of OTC analgesics in older adults, and details regarding recent labeling changes for OTC analgesics, is provided.