N.M. indicators show improved overdose prevention work

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N.M. indicators show improved overdose prevention work

State saw a 25% decrease in new opioid prescriptions
After a recent law in New Mexico, whenever doctors prescribe an opioid like OxyContin, they must educate the patient about the dangers of dependency, discuss overdose preventions and also prescribe Naloxone, a drug commonly used to reverse opioid overdoses.

N.M. indicators show improved overdose prevention work

After a recent law in New Mexico, whenever doctors prescribe an opioid like OxyContin, they must educate the patient about the dangers of dependency, discuss overdose preventions and also prescribe Naloxone, a drug commonly used to reverse opioid overdoses.
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