Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals

We are facing a crisis in overdose deaths in Philadelphia. Between 2013 and 2015, fatal drug overdoses increased by more than 50%, from 459 deaths to 702. In 2016, Philadelphia is projected to have 840 drug overdose deaths, which is nearly three times the number of homicides in the city. Eighty percent of those overdose deaths will involve opioids, including prescription painkillers, heroin and fentanyl.

2021-01-02T20:13:17-05:00December 6th, 2016|Addiction & Recovery|

The Power of Joining Together:  Recovery Walks! & #UNITE

Andrea Brooks
Manager of Provider Development and Transformation Initiatives
DBHIDS

Brooke Feldman
Project Coordinator
PRO-ACT

When former DBHIDS team member, Brooke Feldman, passed the torch as lead captain of Team DBHIDS for PRO-ACT’s Recovery Walks! to Manager of Provider Development and Transformation Initiatives, Andrea Brooks in 2014, it signified the beginning of a partnership between two champions of recovery. 

2021-01-04T21:51:05-05:00September 18th, 2015|Addiction & Recovery|
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