OTC naloxone is a baby step toward making the life-saving medication accessible Critiquing profiteering by naloxone manufacturers and proposing solutions to fix this issue.
As states start to get opioid settlement cash, few are sharing how they spend it Promoting transparency with opioid settlement money to ensure it goes towards evidence-based solutions.
FDA approves overdose-reversing Narcan for over-the-counter sale Comments on how OTC naloxone isn’t enough to address issues with access.
Telehealth Sites Put Addiction Patient Data at Risk Our Report 2 covering privacy issues with mHealth addiction websites served as the foundation for this reporting.
Websites for Opioid Addiction Treatment and Recovery Services: Data Sharing and Privacy Risks Jonathan Stoltman, PhD (Opioid Policy Institute) Jacqueline Seitz, JD (Legal Action Center) Download Report Interactive Report (w/ data) Legal Action Center Support Our Work
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The Federal Website That’s Supposed to Help ‘Find Treatment’ Needs Work, Experts Say Provided thoughts on findtreatment.gov and how to improve this vital national resource.
America's response to addiction relies on fixing this website Provided thoughts on findtreatment.gov and how to improve this vital resource.
Even After Death, Stories Of Recovery Can Give Hope About the power of narratives when talking about addiction.
Here’s What the Overdose Death Trial of Major League Baseball Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Missed About America’s Opioid Crisis Provided thoughts on the inadequacy of criminal justice approaches to addiction.
The struggle to make health apps truly private Why privacy and patient advocates are worried that substance use disorder apps aren’t keeping data private.
Opioid addiction treatment apps found sharing sensitive data with third parties Widely used apps are accessing unique device identifiers that can track users.
Opioid addiction apps access personal data, study finds Platforms gain entry to sensitive user information such as phone number and IP address.