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

February 9th, 2017

This new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health examines the impact of the opioid crisis on women across age, race, geography, and income levels. To develop this report, a review of the literature focused on topics around opioid use disorders and women was conducted, as well as consultations with subject matter experts within and outside HHS.

White Paper

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A Project of the Governor's Institute on Alcohol & Substance Abuse and the North Carolina Society of Addiction Medicine.
Funded wholly or in part by the federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Fund (CFDA #93.959) as a project of the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services.