Category: Opioids

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be taking place Saturday, October 29, 2022. Prescription Drug Take Back Day encourages the public to remove unneeded medications from their homes as a measure of preventing medication…

Tragically, more than one person dies each day from an opioid overdose in Washington State. These deaths can be prevented. August 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) each year. It’s a day to remember those…

Harborview Medical Center was recently awarded a new Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant for the ‘Special Projects Collaborative – Opioid Use Disorder,’ a three-year, $1.1 million project that will add medication…

The UW Medicine EMS & Trauma Conference is back in person this year September 12-13, 2022 at the DoubleTree Suites (Seatac Airport). This two-day, multidisciplinary conference highlights trauma care throughout the continuum including pre-hospital, emergency,…

The following information was released by Washington Senator Patty Murray: (Seattle, WA) – U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, Pensions Committee, hosted a roundtable with first responders and health care…

Written by: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Release Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022 Funding for States and Territories Will Help Address the Nation’s…