Tag: overdose

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2017 is International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD). IOAD was established in 2001 by two Australians, Sally J. Finn and Peter Streker, with the aim of raising awareness that overdose deaths are preventable. Since their first gathering, a plethora of communities, government and non-government organizations, community health centers, users, families and more throughout the world have hosted events to raise awareness and commemorate those who have lost their lives to drug overdose.


HotSpot Phase II Initial Report Released

The Northeast Node, alongside partners at our parent institution from the Dartmouth Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH), have released the initial findings from our Phase II HotSpot study, Understanding Opioid Overdoses in New Hampshire.


Node study featured in Union Leader

The Northeast Node’s Phase 2 Fentanyl Hot Spot study, Understanding Opioid Overdoses in New Hampshire, was recently featured in the Union Leader. The article explains New Hampshire’s fentanyl-related overdose crisis and how the study aims to answer the question: Why does New Hampshire have such a big problem? You can read the full article here.