Upcoming Workshop: Methamphetamine Use Disorders
Presented by Richard A. Rawson, Ph.D., this workshop will focus on critical challenges and evidence-based treatments for methamphetamine use disorders. Join us on September 27, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Holiday Inn & Suites in South Charleston, WV. Click here for more information and to register
West Virginia Opioid
The ODCP worked with a
panel of national and regional public health experts to garner public input and
review science-supported options to reduce the number of overdose deaths in the
State. Learn more.
West Virginia Overdose
In January 2018,
DHHR released the 2016 West Virginia Overdose Fatality Analysis: Healthcare
Systems Utilization, Risk Factors, and Opportunities for Intervention The
effort was led by DHHR, the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy and the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Learn more.
Senate Bill 273 (Opioid
Effective June 7, 2018, the
legislation sets limitations on opioid prescriptions and authorizes a “nonopioiddirective” patients can put in their
medical files, formally notifying health care professionals they do not want to
be prescribed or administered opioid medications. Learn more.