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MT | Department of Justice Recommends More Treatment to Mothers »
After the Office of the Child and Family Ombudsman reviewed 14 accidental deaths last year, they determined there needs to...
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WV | Netflix Documentary Recounts Women Fighting Opioid Epidemic »
The Netflix movie Heroin(e) documents three women fighting the opioid epidemic in the Huntington, West Virginia, area....
Thursday, January 18, 2018
FL | Troopers Allowed to Carry Narcan »
The Florida Highway Patrol will soon be carrying Narcan as part of the fight against the opioid crisis. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
NC | Attorney General Leads Discussion on Opioid Crisis »
The North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein led a discussion with community leaders on the opioid crisis in North Carol...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
MO | Church Given to Homeless and Addict Outreach Group »
The Reedy Chapel has been given to MidTown Recovery Ministries, who uses it to help the homeless and addicts. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
CA | Bill to Fight Opioid Epidemic Looks at Prescriptions »
Legislation has been introduced to focus on access to prescriptions to fight the opioid crisis. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
IL | AUDIO: Discussing the Need for Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities »
WGN Radio interviews the president and CEO of Haymarket Center to address the concerns about an opioid treatment facility...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
NJ | Addiction Adds Complexity to Homelessness »
In Atlantic City, social services are examining how the opioid epidemic has impacted the homeless population. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
OH | Mother Brings Compassion to Opioid Crisis Support Group »
Lori Erion founded the support group Families of Addicts with the goal to provide support to those suffering from substanc...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
NY | Monroe County Joins Counties Suing Drug Companies »
Monroe County has announced that they will sue pharmaceutical companies for their role in the opioid crisis. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
PA | Breaking Down the Stats in the Opioid Crisis »
As part of a four-part series, The Times in Pennsylvania breaks down some numbers. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
KS | Crawford County Mental Health Center Looks for New Headquarters »
The Crawford County Mental Health Center will be building a new addiction treatment clinic in Pittsburg, Kan. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
MI | Legislation Signed in Fight Against Opioid Epidemic »
Lt. Governor Brian Calley has signed legislation that will help fight the opioid epidemic in the state. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
WI | SSM Health Acquires Wisconsin Hospitals »
Agnesian Healthcare and Monroe Clinic are now part of the Catholic-sponsored SSM Health. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
SC | Lawmakers Pushing New Legislation in Fight Against Opioid Crisis »
A special committee in the South Carolina House has filed a report with recommendations on how to fight the opioid crisis...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
NJ | Christie Awards Funding in Opioid Crisis »
Governor Chris Christie will award more than $35 million to treatment providers in the fight against the opioid crisis. R...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
FL | Opioid Crisis Not Only Issue in County »
Despite the growing opioid epidemic in St. Johns County, other drugs continue to be an issue. Read More
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
ME | Bangor Daily News Proposes Ideas in Opioid Crisis »
The Bangor Daily News provides 10 ways to fight the opioid epidemic in Maine. Read More
Monday, January 8, 2018
IN | Winchester Drug Treatment Facility Expecting a Spring Opening »
The renovations have started on the building that's planned to be a drug treatment center for women in eastern Indiana, wi...
Monday, January 8, 2018
OK | Roundtable Held to Address Substance Abuse Issues »
There was a roundtable of community health care providers in Muskogee to examine the causes of addiction. Read More
Friday, January 5, 2018
WI | Greenfield Provides Addiction Training Sessions »
Two free addiction-resource training sessions are being offered in Greenville in the fight against the opioid crisis. Rea...
Friday, January 5, 2018
IL | Monmouth Treatment Program Focuses on Relationships »
The nationwide 'Celebrate Recovery' treatment program has opened a chapter in Monmouth. Read More
Thursday, January 4, 2018
MD | Mobile Treatment Facility Uses Van Outside Jail »
The Behavioral Health Leadership Institute started a mobile treatment van, parking outside the Baltimore Central Booking a...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
KS | Providers Object Proposed Overhaul of Medicaid »
A new waiver to overhaul the Medicaid program in Kansas has gotten some criticism from providers. Read More
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
CO | Closing of Treatment Center Causes Concerns »
The closing of Arapahoe House has left the treatment provider community in Denver trying to fill the gaps. Read More
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
WA | County Launches Treatment on Demand Program »
King County, Washington, has launched "Pay for Success", a program that will offer treatment on demand for low-income resi...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
CA | Mothers Create Hashtag for Opioid Crisis »
The group A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment and Healing) have launched the hashtag #momsresolution for 2018 to h...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
MO | St. Joseph Man Uses Past Substance Abuse to Help Others »
John Sutherland uses his past experience with addiction to counsel others. Read More
Monday, January 1, 2018
OH | Summit County Drug Court Looks at New Ideas For Opioid Epidemic »
In the wake of the opioid crisis, the Summit County Drug Court have been examining new approaches to combat addiction. Re...
Monday, January 1, 2018
NY | Yates Drug Treatment Court Marks 33rd Graduation »
The Yates County Drug Treatment Court recently celebrated its 33rd graduation. Read More
Friday, December 29, 2017
MS | Mississippi Received 10-Year Medicaid Waiver »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services gave Mississippi the first-ever 10-year extension of a Medicaid waiver....
Friday, December 29, 2017
OR | Vote on Tax on Insurance Companies in January »
In Oregon's special election on January 23, Measure 101 determines eliminating or delaying tax on insurance companies to p...
Thursday, December 28, 2017
MT | Pregnant Women Don't Receive Enough Treatment in Opioid Crisis »
There is a crisis of drug-exposed births in Montana, and the University of Montana School of Journalism is investigating w...
Thursday, December 28, 2017
AR | Mayflower Police Department Receives Award in Opioid Crisis »
The Mayflower Police Department was awarded the December Difference Maker Award, which grants them $1,000 to purchase Narc...
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
WV | Marshall's School of Medicine Hires Director of Addiction Sciences »
Marshall University has hired Dr. Daniel Langleben in an attempt to help fight the opioid crisis in the state. Read More

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