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Boston Children’s Hospital Adolescent Substance Use & Addiction Program TIP Sheets

Sample Tip Sheet content: Choose one or a small number (< 5) of behaviors to address.  In most cases, group “substance use” as a single behavior Set clear expectations that your child(ren) does not have permission to use substances.  Use clear language, avoid euphemisms or generalizations: “You do not have my/our permission to […]

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioids

Safer Prescribing Saves Lives: Opioid Prescribing Guideline Chronic pain is common, multidimensional, and individualized. Treatment can be challenging for healthcare providers as well as patients. Since 1999, deaths involving prescription opioids have increased by more than five times, and over 200,000 people have died from prescription opioids.1 The recommendations in the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for

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