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Opioid Abuse and Addiction: Opioid Addiction in the News

Resources to support education and advocacy.

Stay current on important issues with information from reliable newspapers and newsfeed services!

National News Stories: MedLine Plus

MedlinePlus is produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, providing reliable, up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Stay informed on issues related to the use of opioids in the U.S. by following this newsfeed. You can access MedLine Plus' topic page for Opioid Abuse and Addiction after the final story in the newsfeed, below.

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BCC Libraries: Newspaper Databases

Learn about opioid abuse and addiction at the regional and national levels by searching these newspaper databases brought to you by the BCC Libraries. If you're searching the databases from off campus, you will be prompted to enter your 14-digit ID number found on the back of your BCC Campus Card. Once you select a news database, type specific key words in the search box like "opioid addiction" or "opioid abuse" or "opioid dependence".