Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Addiction Treatment Challenges

OpiateAddictionRxTALK with Robert G. Newman, MD, Dr. Newman is the Director of the International Center of Advancement of Addiction Treatment. In this podcast he provides an overview of the challenges facing opiate addiction treatment to an audience in India. The podcast is accompanied by a PDF (presentation slides) that can be viewed at: http://www.opiateaddictionrx.info/RGNIndia1206.pdf

January 31, 2007: Audio:MP3 (9.07 minutes)

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Exploring the Explosion of Fentanyl Overdoses in the U.S.

Sharon Stancliff, MD, Medical Director of the Harm Reduction Coalition in NYC, discusses the recent outbreak of fentanyl overdoses that caused more than 600 deaths across the US in 2006. On overview of what fentanyl is, where the supply is coming from, what can and should be done to assist in prevention of future overdoses are all issues that are discussed during the podcast.

January 9, 2006: Audio:MP3 (9.17 minutes)