A BITTER PILL
This month, an urgent blog concerns the alarming health crisis of increased opioid use, death rates, and possible connection with suicides. Could the rising rate of death from opioids, especially fentanyl, be linked to suicidal ideas and actions? Dr. Marie Oquendo, president of the American Psychiatric Association, wrote this blog, which is recommended to all readers of The Counseling Connection blogs.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH) carries Dr. Oquendo’s blog for your immediiaate reference:
Blog title: “Opiod Use Disorders and Suicide: A Hidden Tragedy” (Guest Blog)