Tag: opioids

UofL tackling opioid misuse among older adults

The majority of older adults take at least one prescription medication daily, and according to 2016 data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

UofL’s Commonwealth Institute to evaluate city’s LEAD program

Researchers in UofL's Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky, housed in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences, have joined with partners from across public...

Justice Cabinet teaming up with UofL, UK to enhance autopsy services...

Kentucky Justice Secretary John Tilley, the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville announced a new partnership today that will strengthen the state...

More awareness, research needed on abuse risk of non-opioid painkiller Gabapentin...

Amid the opioid epidemic, abuse of a different prescription painkiller has widely gone unnoticed. Gabapentin, a nerve pain medication and anticonvulsant sold under the brand...