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Substances referred to in the community as “Tranq” and “Frankenstein” have increased the potency and dangers related to opioid abuse.
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NCCHC salutes correctional health care addiction professionals on September 20, National Addiction Professionals Day, and every day.
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This annual award recognizes outstanding research and published work of women and underrepresented minority scientists, physicians, and engineers.
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NCCHC supports and recommends making accommodations for nursing individuals in custody,
2023 Guidelines for Managing Substance Withdrawal in Jails: released by US Department of Justice
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June 19 is World Sickle Cell Day, an international awareness day aimed at increasing the public’s knowledge and understanding of sickle cell disease and
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The day of Bob S.’s last drink, June 10, 1935, is AA’s founding date.
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A new paper proposes best practices for scaling up hepatitis C testing and treatment.
The NCCHC Governance Board has approved a new position statement, Public Health Implications of Violence and Correctional Settings. The statement replaces Prevention of Violence
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Intake testing in corrections has changed to an enhanced prevention strategy.