Posts Tagged ‘drug abuse’

DFWHC Foundation’s “Opioid Discussion” continues June 17

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) will continue its live virtual “Opioid Discussion” on Thursday, June 17 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., CDT. This complimentary event will include two sessions: 1. “From Preventions to Treatment: Texas Hospitals’ Role in Addressing OPIOID Use […]

“Opioid Crisis” webinar is tomorrow – last chance to register!

Last chance to register! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) live virtual event “Opioids: History and Current State of the Opioid Crisis” is tomorrow on Wednesday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, CDT. This complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, […]

Foundation and DEA to co-host “Opioid Crisis” event on May 5

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) will co-host the live virtual event “Opioids: History and Current State of the Opioid Crisis” on Wednesday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, CDT. This complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, nurses, healthcare workers, […]

Foundation and DEA “Opioid Epidemic” event is in two days!

The live virtual event “Strategies for the Opioid Epidemic” co-hosted by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) is just two days away on Friday, March 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., CDT. This complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, nurses, healthcare […]

Foundation and DEA to co-host “Opioid Epidemic” event on March 5

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) will co-host the live virtual event “Strategies for the Opioid Epidemic” on Friday, March 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., CDT. This complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, nurses, healthcare workers, community health workers and […]

“Opioid Management” event attracts sold-out audience of 100-plus

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” attracted a sold-out audience of 100-plus attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Frisco. Topics included an update on U.S. strategies, diversions and resources. Lisa Sullivan of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) opened the event with a […]

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering […]

Jan. 15 event detailing North Texas drug abuse statistics posted online

The North Texas Community Health Collaborative’s (CHC) educational event on January 15 detailing drug abuse numbers in the region has now been posted online. Before 70-plus attendees, the CHC presented findings from its Regional Substance Abuse/Misuse Needs Assessment Report covering 2017. The drug and alcohol abuse trends covered Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Grayson, Hood, […]

Foundation’s CHC to release data on regional substance abuse

Seven North Texas counties have higher drug and alcohol death rates than the national average and Opioids were the most dispensed prescriptions in North Texas, according to a presentation hosted yesterday by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC) at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Before 70-plus attendees, the CHC presented findings […]

SUPC to host Mental Health Training Conference on Jan. 31

The Substance Use Prevention Coalition (SUPC) of Collin County will host a “Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Training Conference” on Thursday, January 31 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Allen Independent School District Service Center in Allen, Texas. Dr. Kurt Kleinschmidt, a professor of emergency medicine at UT Southwestern, will serve as […]