Title

"City" piece on Nate Nickerson, Portland's public health director, who is initia

Authors

Sharon Bass

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

9-26-2002

Pages

6-7

Abstract

"City" piece on Nate Nickerson, Portland's public health director, who is initiating a fatal drug overdose prevention program that will be run out of his office. So far this year, there have been 23 fatal overdose deaths in Portland. Nickerson attributes the increase to the diversion of prescribed opiates like OxyContin and methadone.

Subjects

Drug abuse -- Treatment, Nathan Nickerson

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