Heather Lyons-Burney: Eradicating opioid abuse

Faith Community Health’s Pharmacist Heather Lyons-Burney was interviewed March 2 by OzarksFirst-KOLR for her “Mission to end opioid abuse.” She has been named a Jefferson Award recipient by the television station. The award winners will be honored March 13. See Heather’s work with ending drug abuse at http://www.ozarksfirst.com/…/jefferson-award-hea…/1004461987.

FCH uses alternatives to prescribed narcotics

In an age where Americans use and misuse pain prescriptions, Faith Community Health in Branson remains committed to the no narcotic prescriptions policy of its dispensary. According to the clinic’s physician assistant Stephen Berkstresser, provider for Faith Community Health, pain medications such as opioids are over-prescribed. “It is sometimes easier to write a prescription than to otherwise make a patient … Read More