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Opioid Abuse and Addiction: Home

Resources to support education and advocacy.

Introduction

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more people died from drug overdoses in 2014 than in any year on record, and the majority of drug overdose deaths (more than 60%) involved an opioid. This topic guide offers a collection of library and online resources to support your academic or personal research. BCC Librarians are available at all campus locations to assist you. 

 

Department of Health and Human Services (June 2016). The opioid epidemic: By the numbers. Retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/Factsheet-opioids-061516.pdf

Opioid Abuse and Addiction

 

Image Sources:

Poppy: A Bloke Called Jerm
Scrabble: Marco Verch
Prescription Pills: lifecenterli
Heroin: http://il3.picdn.net/shutterstock/videos/3858428/thumb/1.jpg
Narcan: VCU CNS

New York Times: The Upshot

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Fall River Campus
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New Bedford Campus
774-357-4009

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Saturday
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