Below are resources related to the opioid addiction epidemic and Carilion Clinic's efforts to combat it.
Vision: A vibrant and healthy community free of health-impairing addictions.
Mission: To coordinate and facilitate Carilion's efforts to address the health-impairing addictions in our communities.
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Chang A.K., Bijur P.E., Esses D., Barnaby D.P., Baer J. Effect of a Single Dose of Oral Opioid and Nonopioid Analgesics on Acute Extremity Pain in the Emergency Department A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2017;318(17):1661 1667. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16190.