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Have you ever accidentally taken your pet’s medication instead of your own? Did the kids ever eat an entire bottle of gummy vitamins? Poison Control is here to help! Get an inside look at what goes on inside Poison Control centers.

Poison! National Capital Poison Center

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Have you ever accidentally taken your pet’s medication instead of your own? Did the kids ever eat an entire bottle of gummy vitamins? Poison Control is here to help! Get an inside look at what goes on inside Poison Control centers.

    Opioid Epidemic: Looking to the Future, Part 2

    Opioid Epidemic: Looking to the Future, Part 2

    What did you learn from this episode? Complete our short survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MF2Y5BD) to let us know! Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card and some Poison Control swag.
    MUSIC CREDITS:
    Blue Dot Sessions - Heartland FlyerBlue Dot Sessions - Denzel SprakAlan Piljak - Stars aboveBlue Dot Sessions - LaBrancheScott Holmes - So HappyBlue Dot Sessions - An Oddly Formal DanceBlue Dot Sessions - In Paler SkiesBlue Dot Sessions - Surly Bonds
    SHOW NOTES:
    Summary: This two-part episode will address the process of receiving pain treatment, addiction risk factors and treatment options, and mental health.
    1. NYSAG Files Comprehensive Lawsuit Against Multiple Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Distributors of Opioid Drugs: https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/oag_opioid_lawsuit.pdf2. Automated Reports and Consolidated Ordering System (ARCOS): https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/arcos/retail_drug_summary/3. HelpGuide: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/addictions/substance-abuse-and-mental-health.htm4. Opioids: The Crisis Next Door: https://www.crisisnextdoor.gov/5. Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/principles-substance-abuse-prevention-early-childhood/table-contents6. Preventing Teen or Young Adult Drug Use: How to Talk With Your Child: https://drugfree.org/article/how-to-talk-with-your-teen/7. International Overdose Awareness Day: https://www.overdoseday.com/
    Dual Recovery Anonymous 1-877-883-2332http://www.draonline.org/index.html
    Alcoholics Anonymous(212) 870-3400http://www.aa.org/
    Narcotics Anonymous818.773.9999 x771https://na.org/
    SMART Recovery440-951-5357https://www.smartrecovery.org/
    Women for Sobriety(215) 536-8026https://womenforsobriety.org/
    Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-TALK (8255)http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
    Veteran's Crisis Line1-800-273-TALK (8255)Website: www.veteranscrisisline.net
    SAMHSA's National Helpline1-800-662-HELP (4357)Website: www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
    Buprenorphine Practitioner & Treatment Program LocatorFind information on locating practitioners and treatment programs authorized to treat opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers, at https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/practitioner-program-data/treatment-practitioner-locator?field_bup_physician_us_state_value=DC
    Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment LocatorFind treatment programs in your state that treat recent onset of serious mental illnesses such as psychosis, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, and other conditions at www.samhsa.gov/esmi-treatment-locator.
    Opioid Treatment Program DirectoryFind treatment programs in your state that treat addiction and dependence on opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers, at dpt2.samhsa.gov/treatment/.
    Behavioral Health Treatment Services LocatorFind alcohol, drug, or mental health treatment facilities and programs around the country at findtreatment.samhsa.gov.

    The Opioid Epidemic: Looking to the Future, Part 1

    The Opioid Epidemic: Looking to the Future, Part 1

    What did you learn from this episode? Complete our short survey to let us know! Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card and some Poison Control swag. The winner will be announced on our next episode!
    SHOW NOTES:
    Summary: This two-part episode will address the process of receiving pain treatment, addiction risk factors and treatment options, and mental health.
    Further reading: https://wdr.unodc.org/wdr2019/prelaunch/WDR19_Booklet_2_DRUG_DEMAND.pdf
    MUSIC CREDITS:Scott Holmes - So HappyLee Rosevere - Biking in the ParkLee Rosevere - We're Almost There

    The Opioid Epidemic: Special Populations Part 2

    The Opioid Epidemic: Special Populations Part 2

    What did you learn from this episode? Complete our short survey to let us know! Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card and some Poison Control swag. The winner will be announced on our next episode!
    SHOW NOTES:
    This episode will discuss the special populations that have been affected by the opioid epidemic, addressing why it is necessary to look at these groups individually, and how each requires a different approach to achieve resolution of the problem.
    Further Reading:1. https://www.univadis.co.uk/viewarticle/pas-2019-pediatric-opioid-related-death-rates-spike-6688982. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5337168/3. https://www.pbm.va.gov/PBM/AcademicDetailingService/Documents/PAIN_Provider_AD_Chronic_Pain_and_Suicide_Factsheet.pdf4. https://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/2702061/chronic-pain-among-suicide-decedents-2003-2014-findings-from-national5. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra18021486. https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/docs/data-sheets/OMHSP_National_Suicide_Data_Report_2005-2016_508.pdf7. https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/medications-to-treat-opioid-addiction/how-opioid-use-disorder-treated-in-criminal-justice-system8. http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/how-we-can-all-prevent-suicide/9. https://icer-review.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/CEPAC-Opioid-Dependence-Final-Report-For-Posting-July-211.pdf10. https://www.c-span.org/video/?437495-1/sheer-madness&start=814

    MUSIC CREDITS:Scott Holmes - So HappyAlan Piljak - Empty daysLee Rosevere - Somber HeartBlue Dot Sessions - One Little TriumphAlan Piljak - CloudsAlan Piljak - Light blue Alan Piljak - Stars above

    The Opioid Epidemic: Special Populations Part 1

    The Opioid Epidemic: Special Populations Part 1

    What did you learn from this episode? Complete our short survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7JDDLHW) to let us know! Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card and some Poison Control swag. The winner will be announced on our next episode!
    SHOW NOTES:
    Summary:This episode will discuss a couple of special populations that have been affected by the opioid epidemic, addressing why it is necessary to look at these groups individually, and how each requires a different approach to achieve resolution of the problem.
    Further Reading: • MedlinePlus: Pregnancy and Opioids: https://medlineplus.gov/pregnancyandopioids.html• The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy FAQs: https://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Opioid-Use-Disorder-and-Pregnancy• Prenatal Buprenorphine Versus Methadone Exposure and Neonatal Outcomes: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: https://academic.oup.com/aje/article/180/7/673/150018• National Institute on Drug Abuse: Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/treating-opioid-use-disorder-during-pregnancy/treating-opioid-use-disorder-during-pregnancy#ref• Public Health Surveillance of Prenatal Opioid Exposure in Mothers and Infants: https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/143/3/e20183801#ref-3• Jansson LM, Patrick SW. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2019 Apr;66(2):353-367. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2018.12.006. Review. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30819342• Use of Codeine and Tramadol Products in Breastfeeding Women - Questions and Answers: https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm118113.htm• MotherToBaby: Fact Sheets: https://mothertobaby.org/fact-sheets-parent/• Substance Use During Pregnancy: https://www.guttmacher.org/state-policy/explore/substance-use-during-pregnancy• White Paper: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women: https://www.womenshealth.gov/files/documents/white-paper-opioid-508.pdf • Final Report: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women: https://www.womenshealth.gov/files/documents/final-report-opioid-508.pdf• HHS Mental Health and Addiction Insurance Help: https://www.hhs.gov/programs/topic-sites/mental-health-parity/mental-health-and-addiction-insurance-help/index.html• Parental Substance Use and the Child Welfare System: https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/parentalsubabuse.pdf
    MUSIC CREDITS:Blue Dot Sessions - Upper RegistersScott Holmes - So HappyAudiobinger - Memory Lane
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    Opioid Epidemic: Be Prepared, Save a Life

    Opioid Epidemic: Be Prepared, Save a Life

    What did you learn from this episode? Complete our short survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/poison-podcast-quiz-2) to let us know! Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card and some Poison Control swag. The winner will be announced on our next episode!
    This episode will review the extent of the opioid crisis through current statistical and demographic information to reinforce the concept that this is a crisis that affects all of society. We will identify key signs that can help the general public assess the risk of opioid abuse in their local communities. The episode will close with discussion of preventative and harm-reduction measures the public can utilize.
    Further Reading: http://www.pdaps.org/datasets/laws-regulating-administration-of-naloxone-1501695139https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/opioid-overdose-reversal-naloxone-narcan-evzio
    Opioid Overdose First Aid Resources:Washington DC CPR Training: https://fems.dc.gov/service/cpr-training-programHands-only CPR Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-A0nAKWTewIHow to use Narcan: https://www.narcan.com/patients/how-to-use-narcanHow to use Evzio: https://www.evzio.com/patient/how-to-use-evzio/Naloxone Training: https://www.getnaloxonenow.org/index.aspxRescue Breathing Training: https://nhcps.com/lesson/bls-rescue-breathing/Map of Good Samaritan Law States: https://www.responsibility.org/alcohol-statistics/state-map/issue/good-samaritan/
    Drug Disposal Resources:http://disposemymeds.org/https://nabp.pharmacy/initiatives/awarxe/drug-disposal-locator/http://www.medreturn.com/medreturn-units/medreturn-locations/https://takebackday.dea.gov/https://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubdispsearch/spring/main?execution=e2s1https://www.fda.gov/drugs/resourcesforyou/consumers/buyingusingmedicinesafely/ensuringsafeuseofmedicine/safedisposalofmedicines/ucm186187.htm#howhttps://www.fda.gov/drugs/resourcesforyou/consumers/buyingusingmedicinesafely/ensuringsafeuseofmedicine/safedisposalofmedicines/ucm186187.htm#Medicines_recommendedRisks associated with the environmental release of pharmaceuticals on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration "flush list": https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28787777https://disposerx.com/
    Music By:Josh Woodward - Show Me Instrumental VersionLee Rosevere - CuriosityScott Holmes - Driven To SuccessScott Holmes - AwakeScott Holmes - So HappyScott Holmes - Corporate InnovativeBlue Dot Sessions - One Little TriumphJosh Woodward - Morning Blue Instrumental
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    Bonus Episode: Meet Barb

    Bonus Episode: Meet Barb

    We talk with Barbara Schmitz, a Poison Specialist who has been with the Poison Center since day one!
    Music by: Ryan Andersen – Saturday Night Ryan Andersen – Until The End Ryan Andersen – Sweet Love

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