The opioid crisis has caused schools to adjust their services, sometimes beyond the needs of current funding or staffing levels.
What treatment could help people who are addicted to opioids? Methods differ, but a few have been found equally effective.
Mass spectrometry can be used to screen for the presence of opioids, including the elusive synthetic versions and fentanyl. Can it help?
Research suggests that play is an important component of intelligence and learning. Why not teach kids lessons that keep them safe?
While heroin itself appears to have leveled off in Maryland, abuse of other opioids, esp. the synthetic fentanyl, have spiked.
Drug overdose deaths are surging in the US, and that’s a problem on many levels. It hits high schools hard, both for families and friends of those addicted.
When 2 middle schoolers in your district die of a drug overdose within 2 days of each other, you need to strategize and build relationships.
Opioid abuse has hit high schools, so educators in many states, incl. Maryland, stock schools with an emergency overdose antidote drug.
New prosecutors have been sent out by the Trump administration to 12 districts around the country in order to win the war against opioid addiction.