<em>Choices Matter</em> Partners with Shatterproof for Facebook Live Event
February 2019

Choices Matter Partners with Shatterproof for Facebook Live Event

The Choices Matter campaign joined forces with Shatterproof – a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the devastation addiction causes families – to broadcast a live panel discussion to nearly 100,000 Facebook followers about effective non-opioid options for managing pain…

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Opioid Addiction In Women Is Growing At Alarming Rates – What Accounts For The Increased Risk?
January 2019

Opioid Addiction In Women Is Growing At Alarming Rates – What Accounts For The Increased Risk?

Cassidy Webb was 17 when she got her wisdom teeth removed. As is common after a wisdom tooth extraction, she was prescribed hydrocodone—the generic form of Vicodin—to help her manage the pain. But for Cassidy, it was the spark that…

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<em>Choices Matter</em> Educates Thousands on Non-Opioid Options in New York, Atlanta and Southern California
November 2018

Choices Matter Educates Thousands on Non-Opioid Options in New York, Atlanta and Southern California

For the second year in a row, the Choices Matter campaign joined thousands of 5K participants to support Shatterproof’s Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run initiative.

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“Summit for Solutions” Event Discusses Ways to Combat the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic
November 2018

“Summit for Solutions” Event Discusses Ways to Combat the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic

Choices Matter teamed up with The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to bring together a diverse group of more than 35 leading individuals and organizations for the “Summit for Solutions” event.

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New Research: Opioids for Postsurgical Pain Pose Danger for Patients
October 2018

New Research: Opioids for Postsurgical Pain Pose Danger for Patients

Despite ongoing efforts to end America’s opioid crisis, patients continue to receive large quantities of opioids for postsurgical pain. New research shows that patients received nearly 100 to 200 opioid pills...

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Moms Are Worrying About This Issue After C-Sections
June 2018

Moms Are Worrying About This Issue After C-Sections

For women who’ve had them, a cesarean section is not for the faint of heart. It’s major abdominal surgery and leaves new moms in need of pain control so they can focus on their new baby. A new survey conducted by Moms…

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