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Raising the Bar on Harm Reduction May 23, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Awareness

It’s a tough thing to read about, but it’s an even harder way to live. Addiction and drug use are complex issues. With them comes a range of behaviors, and the people who use drugs are – like all of us - complex, multi-faceted and much more than just their behavior. « read more »



Progress Puts Prescription Drugs to Better Use May 7, 2014 - Opioid Safety - Awareness

There a fine line between prescription drug use and abuse, and the New Mexico Department of Health reports this week progress in reducing the state’s prescription drug abuse problem. The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy announced this week a 10 percent decrease... « read more »



Pain Killer Prescriptions Decrease in 2013 May 7, 2014 - Opioid Safety - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy announce today a 10 percent decrease in the total amount of prescription opioids dispensed by pharmacies in New Mexico from 2012 to 2013. « read more »