opioid epidemic

Silvana Mazzella
Panel highlights COVID-19 and substance use disorder
Type: News Story
The College of Public Health hosted a discussion of the pandemic’s implications and impacts on substance use disorder.
May 15, 2020
Drs. Laura Goetzl and Laura Hart
Center treating pregnant women with addiction funded for second year
Type: News Story
The state will fund the Temple/Wedge Opioid Treatment Program, designed specially for women who are pregnant, at $500,000.
March 9, 2018
Dr. Joseph D’Orazio holding naloxone in a trauma bay at Temple Hospital.
Faculty join city task force to fight opioid crisis
Type: News Story
Four Temple researchers were recruited to join the Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.
March 6, 2017
A hand holding three pills.
Temple center helps pregnant women facing addiction
Type: News Story
The Temple/Wedge Center of Excellence will fill a crucial gap in care for expectant mothers battling addiction to opioids.
January 31, 2017
An infected blood stream.
Researchers to study effects of tobacco smoke and opiates on HIV patients
Type: News Story
The study will be the first to look at the combination of tobacco smoke and opiate use in HIV patients.
September 12, 2016
Two women sitting at a table and one is speaking into a microphone.
Temple experts and leadership aid state in opioid epidemic
Type: News Story
Lewis Katz School of Medicine experts discuss opioid addiction and abuse before Pennsylvania legislators.
August 16, 2016