Entries by Shawni Littlehale

A Step Forward in the Battle Against Opioid Abuse

Through its working group to address the Commonwealth’s opioid crisis, the Baker-Polito administration established three core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse. One of the actionable items was a recommendation that all Massachusetts-based medical schools train their students to identify patients who present with co-occurring psychiatric disorders. The training also helps […]