In an effort to determine the scope of the drug epidemic within Plymouth County, District Attorney Tim Cruz and Sheriff Joe McDonald have created the Medical Subcommittee of the Plymouth County Drug Task Force.
The Medical Subcommittee is made up of several talented professionals who have varying specialties and backgrounds within the healthcare system. The common denominator is that they all work in the area of substance use disorders. Several members have lost loved ones to this scourge, making their devotion to this cause much more personal.
Dan Muse, MD
Signature Healthcare-Brockton Hospital
Director of Social Work for Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital- Plymouth
SCOPE of Pain
Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education
SCOPE of Pain
Thursday, May 2, 2019
7:30 am – 3:00 pm
929 Hingham Street
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Friends, family members and individuals with opioid dependency are encouraged to obtain Naloxone (Narcan), even in the early stages of recovery. This list includes all of the local pharmacies that carry Naloxone through a standing order. Individuals can obtain Naloxone without a prescription at any of the local pharmacies listed.
Opioids and Benzodiazepines are medications that are both prescribed by a doctor and have a large potential for misuse. On this one page resource, the commonly prescribed opioids and benzodiazepines are listed, warnings for use, as well as potential signs/symptoms of overdose.