4/21/22 – As the opioid epidemic continues, the battle shifts. Leaders on the local and national levels attended a roundtable Thursday afternoon hosted by U.S. Rep. William Timmons. The roundtable included law enforcement, Upstate treatment and prevention centers, a representative from NarcX and a former director of the White House Office of National Drug ControlContinue reading “Need for prevention in opioid epidemic grows, leaders say”
4/21/22 – In March, South Carolina DHEC reported a 59 percent increase in opioid-involved overdose deaths from 2019 to 2020. On Thursday, Congressman William Timmons led a roundtable discussion about the opioid epidemic. Local, state, and national leaders in the fight against the opioid epidemic met to discuss what’s being done and the road ahead.Continue reading “Local, state leaders meet to discuss opioid epidemic and solutions”
Top federal officials will expand their roles at the firm to spearhead consultancy specializing in health care, nonprofit, and private sector clients. Michael Best Consulting LLC announced today that James (Jim) Carroll and Uttam Dhillon have launched its D.C. consulting arm, bringing decades of experience as senior officials in the federal government to a practiceContinue reading “Former DEA & DOJ Official and Former Drug Czar Launch Michael Best Consulting’s D.C. Practice”
2/14/22 – For the average American family, conversations about COVID-19 occur daily. But how often do you find yourself talking about the drug crisis? Drug poisoning killed nearly 92,000 Americans in 2020, and fentanyl — a synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine — along with other synthetic opioids, accounted for moreContinue reading “Fentanyl: Killing more Americans than COVID-19”
2/11/22 – More than 100,000 Americans lost their lives to overdose in 2021, a staggering number at risk of being broken in 2022. Uttam Dhillon and James Carroll discuss Congress’ position in controlling fentanyl-related substances in Newsweek.
Former U.S. “Drug Czar” and Former DEA Head will advocate for increased use of platform, creating better outcomes for patients in recovery ERPHealth announced the launch of a strategic partnership with Michael Best Consulting LLC. The agreement will be led by Hon. James (Jim) Carroll and Hon. Uttam Dhillon, the former Director of the WhiteContinue reading “ERPHealth Enters Strategic Partnership with Michael Best Consulting, LLC”
Pandemic stress can overwhelm people, especially young adults, and lead them to abuse drugs that may be contaminated with synthetic opioids. The COVID pandemic continues to exact an enormous physical, economic, and emotional toll on people across America. The emergence of yet another variant before the holidays has led to a lot of uncertainty. ItContinue reading “If it’s fentanyl, one pill can kill, so this New Year’s Eve talk to your family about drugs”