Tag Archives: Opioid

Beyond Prescriptions: How Organizations Are Tackling All Aspects of Opioid Abuse

Ed Kopetsky, CIO, Stanford Children’s Health/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital The timing couldn’t have been better. As leaders from the provider, vendor, and policy communities gathered in Washington, D.C. for the CHIME Advocacy Summit, a bill aimed at curbing opioid abuse was passed (quite overwhelmingly) by Senate. The legislation, which now goes to the White House,… Read More »

Is there a program as Opioid Anonymous?

The most effectively-recognized and experienced twelve-phase teams that aim to assist individuals who undergo from illicit, psychoactive substances are Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotic Anonymous, Cocaine Nameless, Heroin Anonymous, Marijuana Nameless, Nicotine Nameless, and Crystal Meth Anonymous. Dual Diagnosis Treatment of each team are patterned to the advice systems of Alcoholics Anonymous. These twelve-stage teams are meant… Read More »