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A Podcast Completely Dedicated to Your Health

Want to learn more about substance use disorder and what science tells us about substance use and health? Check out our Drug User Health podcast. This show is all about understanding substance use disorder-including opioid use disorder, and related health factors. Subscribe to our channel in SoundCloud - new episodes are in the works!

There's a lot of uninformed perspectives and misinformation about drug use. Many of these misunderstandings contribute to fear, stress, and stigma. Our podcast focuses on best practices, science, and factual information about drug user health. Need more personalized information or assistance? You can also speak directly with our team about any subject covered by the DUH podcast. Call or text 860.333.3494.

Drug User Health Podcast Episode 1         

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The NLC CARES Project and the Overdose Action Team has been featured in the several new outlets - helping to raise awareness and understanding about the overdose epidemic and what science tells us about substance use and health. Check us out here - or follow us on FaceBook - look for the Overdose Action Team of Southeastern Connecticut. 

News Links

November 8, 2019 - Team of 'recovery navigators' in New London help combat opioid - Watch the full interview!

September 5, 2019 - War on opioid crisis in New London County now includes house calls The Day

June 26, 2019 - Fentanyl Crisis Prompts Change in Treatment Strategies - Connecticut Health Investigation Team

May 17, 2019 - Firefighters now following up with those who overdose in New London - The Day

December 15, 2018 - Firefighters hope to follow up with those who overdose in New London AP News

December 8, 2018 - Grant to help Opioid Action Team expand services to Norwich - The Day

August 29, 2018 - Opioid Action Team to Host an Overdose Awareness and Prevention Event  The Resident

July 15, 2018 - Rescue by teamwork - The Day

May 6, 2018 - Recovery navigators helping people get into a drug treatment - The Day

February 27, 2018 - Strategically Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in New LondonPartnership for Strong Communities

June 1, 2017 - United in 'moment in time' against deadly addiction - The Day

May 30, 2017 - New London team reveals opioid action plan - The Day