Dying to Try It & Don’t Have Time for Pain
Rhode Island Student Assistance Services 2013 Conference
Dr. John Femino’s presentation slides: the prevalence of chronic pain in adolescents and adults; the genetic vulnerability and risk for addiction; and public health strategies for prevention, identification and treatment of prescription drug dependence.
In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.