Tag: medication safety

The Pain Brought on by Opioids

pills in handGuest bloggers: Amy Wachholtz, PhD, MDiv, health psychologist, and Padma Sankaran, MA, research assistant

Massachusetts is facing a growing epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths. Recent statistics from the Worcester DPH shows 33 overdose deaths and 756 non-fatal reported overdose cases in the past year. With proper prevention, treatment and recovery support, this epidemic can be successfully handled when this is considered as a chronic brain disease.

10 Tips to Manage Your Meds

10 Tips to Manage Your Meds

Not sure you are taking your medications correctly? Managing medication can be difficult, particularly if you are taking several and treating different conditions. Ensure that you’re taking your medicine safely and effectively with these 10 tips.