Facts & Data

3,540 Nova Scotians Over Prescribed Pain Pills

An Examination of Trends in Acetaminophen/Opioid Prescriptions: During the summer of 2010, Roderick Clark worked with the Prescription Monitoring Program as a resident with the Drug Use Management and Policy Research Residency program, funded by Dalhousie University, to examine trends in acetaminophen/opioid prescription use in Nova Scotia. The Residency program is supported by the CHSRF,… Continue reading 3,540 Nova Scotians Over Prescribed Pain Pills


Government Dancing With The Devil

I was very pleased to see the Nova Scotia Department Of Health and Wellness finally release the recommendations their working group put together back in June of this year. However , what the heck took so long if there is no action plan with these recommendations? The recommendations this working group put together sound amazing… Continue reading Government Dancing With The Devil