August 2019 Blogs
August 30, 2019
by Lt. Cmdr. Samantha Gustafson, PharmD, advanced practice pharmacist at Red Lake Hospital and IHS Heroin, Opioids, and Pain Efforts Committee's Harm Reduction Safe Syringe Services Workgroup lead
International Overdose Awareness Day is an event held on August 31, focused on raising awareness about prescription opioid overdose risk, providing information on available community services, and preventing drug-related harm. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends that have lost ... Continue reading
August 23, 2019
by Lisa Neel, Director of the IHS Tribal Epidemiology Center Program
The Indian Health Service and the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board’s Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center recently signed an agreement supporting a new information-sharing project.
The mission of the Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center is to collaborate with American Indian tribes ... Continue reading
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