New Resources!

Check out and share the following three new resources: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use, Opioid Overdose, and Treatment; Substance Use and Mental Health Implications for the Workplace; and Kratom.

Marijuana Use Increases Acute Post-op Pain

Compared to patients undergoing the same surgery who did not use marijuana, those who reported marijuana use prior to surgery needed 12.4 milliliters more anesthesia, 58% more opioids per day during recovery, and experienced greater levels of pain on a scale of 1 to 10.

New Video Alert!

Find out about protective factors and what adults can do to help prevent youth from using drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.

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