White Paper: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health (OWH) recently published a white paper titled, “Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women.” This white paper explores what is currently known about the opioid epidemic, describes promising practices for addressing opioid use disorder prevention and treatment for women, and identifies areas that are less well understood and may warrant further study. The report was developed as part of an initiative supported by OWH to examine prevention, treatment, and recovery issues for women who misuse, have use disorders, and/or overdose on opioids. To see more, click here


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