KSAT 12: Spriester Sessions: ‘Opioid Nation’

September 8, 2017

As part of his ongoing “Spriester Sessions” conversations, KSAT anchor Steve Spriester talked with a local doctor, a San Antonio parent who lost a child to an opioid overdose, and an addict who is currently in recovery. Jennifer Potter, Ph.D., associate dean for research in t he Long School of Medicine, appeared on  the program. […]

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Pregnant woman
July 20, 2017

The School of Nursing is seeking participants for a new research study on maternal opioid use.

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Texas Public Radio: Texas’ Drug-Dependent Babies Are Born Most Often in Bexar County

June 1, 2017

More babies are born with substance-addiction problems in Bexar County than any other Texas county, according to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio  

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KENS 5: SAFD asks parents to warn kids against synthetic opioids

January 20, 2017

San Antonio health officials are warning against a dangerous synthetic opioid that has hit the streets, and they’re worried about it getting into the hands of kids. Watch the full story at KENS 5

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January 11, 2017

An opioid epidemic is upon us. Prescription painkillers such as fentanyl and morphine can ease terrible pain, but they can also cause addiction and death. Read the full story at Science News

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December 13, 2016

The UT System has a brief survey about tobacco use on campus that faculty, staff, students and residents are encouraged to complete.

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