New GATEWAY Documentary Reveals Surgery as an Often Overlooked Contributor to the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic
October 2019

New GATEWAY Documentary Reveals Surgery as an Often Overlooked Contributor to the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic

A new film entitled GATEWAY presents the story of three families inadvertently impacted by opioid addiction that began with a prescription to manage pain after surgery.

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Survey: Older Americans Concerned Taking Opioids Can Lead to Addiction and Dependence
June 2019

Survey: Older Americans Concerned Taking Opioids Can Lead to Addiction and Dependence

Despite concerns, lack of education around non-opioid options leads majority of seniors to continue to use opioids

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Choices Matter 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 after surgery.

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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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Choices Matter 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 BioSciences, 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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