Oct. 19, 2017—Fatal drug overdoses in Davidson County more than doubled in the past four years and now exceed the death rates for homicides and motor vehicle accidents, yet few people with addiction can obtain the treatment they need, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry said Tuesday.
Feb. 16, 2017—Complications related to opioid abuse occur in 54,000 pregnancies annually in the United States, and Tennessee ranks among the top 10 states in the number of opioid-dependent pregnant women.
Aug. 17, 2016—Vanderbilt University researchers from diverse scientific disciplines are joining forces to help crack the stubborn mysteries of addiction through the new Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research.
Jan. 14, 2016—An alcohol addiction recovery group currently meets weekly on Tuesdays.
Mar. 18, 2014—Physician Drew Pinsky, host of the nightly show "Dr. Drew On Call" on cable television network HLN, will deliver a talk, “When Painkillers Become Dangerous,” Thursday, March 20, at Vanderbilt's Student Life Center ballroom.