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Con la dura realidad de la dependencia a los opioides, sus peligros, y las consecuencias de usarlos erróneamente. Inspirada en hechos reales y con grandes actuaciones. La serie que pudiera cambiar el destino de muchos, sólo en:
Tailored to meet each person’s needs, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling to treat opioid addiction to both prescription pain relievers and heroin. Opioid addiction is a chronic disease, like heart disease or diabetes that can’t be cured, but it can be managed to help a person with addiction regain a healthy, productive life. People can’t just walk away from addiction – they need help.
Anyone can become dependent on drugs and struggle with addiction. Opioid Use Disorder is not a moral failing and we need to remember that we can all change the conversation and decrease the stigma around drug use and addiction. We must reduce the stigma to encourage people to ask for help and recovery.
Having prescription opioid drugs at home increases the risk for potential misuse or accidental overdose. It’s up to all of us to practice safe medication use and storage. Learn where to dispose of unused opioids near you.
The following harm reduction tips for heroin and other opioids are designed to reduce the risk of overdose. The idea behind harm reduction is not to necessarily eliminate substance abuse but to diminish its harmful effects.
The Native American COVID-19 Media Campaign was created to promote the precautions we need to take to protect our NM tribal communities. We represent nearly 60% of all COVID-19 cases. If we learn to adapt, we will overcome this illness. The more we all work together, the sooner we can all be together.
We are one. #StoodisNM
As part of its overall effort to combat substance abuse, the state’s Native American Outreach Program offers behavioral health services across the continuum of care to New Mexico’s distinct Pueblos, Tribes and Nations while simultaneously addressing challenges and barriers specific to them. This includes working with members of each Pueblo, Tribe or Nation to conduct outreach on opioid overdose prevention, treatment, harm reduction and recovery services.

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Tips for safe medication use. Keep track of your medication and count the number of pills in the bottle. More information at @NMHSD #DoseOfReality #Prevention #S ...Read More

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