Over the last few years the Opioid Crisis has overwhelmed our communities across the Nation and around the world. Overdose deaths in the United States involving opioids have increased significantly. The graph below provided by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), indicates Opioid-involved overdose deaths rose from 21,088 in 2010 to 47,600 in 2017 … Continue reading Fentanyl
Thank you to our opinion leaders for attending our Annual Opinion Leader 2022 Dinner! Our amazing OUTRAGE! Youth Advocacy Group chose the theme of "Back to the Future." We can have a future where no teens misuse drugs and alcohol by working together. For your reference, we have our drug prevention statistics and action items … Continue reading Opinion Leader 2022 Stats and Action Items
¿Dónde puedo obtener la Naloxona? Naxalona bajo en costo En tu farmacia local: La Orden de Dispensación de Utah permite a los farmacistas distribuir la Naxalona a quien sea sin necesidad de receta médica. Usted puede comprar la Naxalona en la mayoría de todas las farmacias, con el copago del Seguro médico o de su … Continue reading Naloxona- Salva una vida
Opciones de bajo riesgo para el manejo de dolor Hable con su médico sobre las formas de controlar o aliviar el dolor posparto. Aquí hay algunas opciones que podrían recomendar: Ibuprofeno (Motrin) y acetaminofén (Tylenol)Actividad ligera (caminar)Aerosoles anestésicos como DermoplastCompresas empapadas con hamamelis como TucksBaños de asiento (sentarse a unas pocas pulgadas de agua tibia)Compresa … Continue reading Manejo de dolor despues del parto
Safe Kids Utah County Safe Kids Utah county is a non-profit coalition working to make Utah County a safer place for children (ages 0 to 19) by preventing unintentional injuries and fatalities. We provide education and resources to all residents of Utah County. Some of those resources are car seat checks and classes; bike rodeos … Continue reading Safe Kids Utah County
Low-Risk Pain Management Options Talk to your doctor about ways to manage or relieve your postpartum pain. Here are a few options they might recommend: Ibuprofen (Motrin®) & acetaminophen (Tylenol®)Light activity (walking)Numbing sprays such as Dermoplast®Witch-hazel pads such as Tucks®Sitz baths (sitting in a few inches of warm water)Cold pack/heating pad Do I need Opioids? … Continue reading Postpartum Pain Management
Addict II Athlete is a nonprofit which offers support group meetings, education, and resources for those affected by mental health and addiction issues. This action-orientated community based organization assists those in recovery as well as family, friends and community members. We have been around for over 10 years helping thousands of individuals and families in recovery.
This free toolkit was created to give all those engaged in youth drug prevention effective strategies, activities, and ideas to implement during Red Ribbon Week that are based on prevention science and research to help reduce youth substance use.
Why It Matters “Whatever Your Child's Journey, Go Together” is a beautiful campaign that speaks to the importance of parents being an active part in their children’s lives. All Utah kids deserve to arrive at age 21 with a healthy brain and bright future, free from the harmful effects of alcohol. One of the best … Continue reading Whatever Your Child’s Journey, Go Together
Good Friends Stick Together Good friends stick together. They are there for you through the ups and downs. Feeling connected and valued by good friends can help you deal with hard things in life. Friends can even help you stay safe from drug and alcohol dependence. Over the last year due to Covid-19, many students … Continue reading Good Friends Stick Together