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  • Executive order no. 2017-42 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2017-12-18)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster proclaims that a statewide public health emergency exists in South Carolina relating to opioid misuse and abuse, opioid use disorder, and opioid-related deaths.
  • Pain killers 

    South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    This powerpoint presentation gives facts about opioids in South Carolina.
  • Pain Killers Can Be Just Plain Killers 

    South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    This document shows how to help stop the opioid epidemic, where to find treatment, how to reverse an opioid overdose and tips for safe storage of opioids.
  • Pain Killers Can Be Just Plain Killers 

    South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    South Carolina is not immune to the consequences of opioid misuse. Overdosing is at an epidemic level in our state. And while opioids can be a vital, life-changing tool for those living with chronic pain, statistics in ...
  • SC Medicaid enrollees within the growing opioid crisis : a look at the impact of the prescription monitoring program policy 

    University of South Carolina Institute for Families in Society, Division of Medicaid Policy Research; South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This study examines the impact of the 2014 policy change requiring Medicaid prescribers to use the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). The analysis shows that, with the implementation of the PMP, reductions or changes ...