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Friday, November 17, 2017
AZ | Phoenix Voted to Sue Drug Manufacturers in Fight Against Opioid Crisis »
The City Council of Phoenix voted to sue pharmaceutical companies and distributors to help fight the opioid crisis. Read...
Friday, November 17, 2017
IN | Opioid Crisis Puts Strain on Local Resources »
Coroners in Indiana are among the many resources that have been hit by the opioid crisis.  Read More
Thursday, November 16, 2017
NC | Greenville Deals with Opioid Epidemic »
 Greenville, North Carolina, is no stranger to the opioid epidemic. Read More
Thursday, November 16, 2017
AR | Grant Awarded to University of Arkansas to Help Combat Opioid Crisis »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded a grant to the University of Arkan...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
UT | Federal Government Approves Medicaid Waiver to Fight Opioid Epidemic »
Government officials announced approval of Utah's waiver plan, which expands the use of Medicaid funding for drug treatmen...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
HI | Drug Court in Maui Reaches More than 600 Graduates »
The Maui and Molokaʻi Drug Court had its 61st graduation since starting in 2000, with over 600 successful graduates. Read...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
IN | City of Indianapolis Sues Companies in Opioid Crisis »
Several manufacturers and distributors of opioids were named in a federal lawsuit filed by the city of Indianapolis. Read...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
PA | Penn State Starts Two Projects to Fight Opioid Epidemic »
Two new projects at Penn State are geared towards educating the public about the opioid epidemic. Read More
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
MN | Medical Examiners Among Those Affected by the Opioid Crisis »
The opioid crisis gives heavier workloads to medical examiners. Read More
Monday, November 13, 2017
Chicago Memorial Part of New Education Campaign on Opioid Epidemic »
A new education campaign, called Stop Everyday Killers, unveiled a memorial as part of an exhibit to educate about the opi...
Friday, November 10, 2017
NY | New Services in Oswego County Geared Toward Fighting Opioid Epidemic »
A clinic in Oswego County has started offering a new service aimed at fighting the opioid epidemic. Read More
Friday, November 10, 2017
RI | A New Facility Opens to Help Combat Opioid Crisis »
A new treatment center in Providence has opened as part of the fight against substance abuse. Read More
Thursday, November 9, 2017
IN | Fort Wayne Holds Info Session for New Drug Treatment Center »
Park Center held a public information session with regards to their proposed relocation. Read More
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CA | Community Meeting in Costa Mesa Discusses Issues Connected to Sober Homes »
State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and the Assn. of California Cities - Orange County held a public meeting to discuss...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
MA | Gloucester's Angel Program Sees Participant Become Advocate »
Steve Lesnikoski had attended Gloucester Police Department's Angel Program, and has successfully become a coordinator for...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
NC | The Opioid Crisis Causes a Boom (and Regulation Issues) for Sober Homes »
In North Carolina, the opioid crisis has caused a boom for sober homes, but little knowledge on how they are regulated. R...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
CA | Rural Areas Most Hit by Opioid Epidemic »
While California hasn't been hit by the opioid epidemic as badly as other states, rural areas are still affected by it. R...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
CO | The Denver Post shows how the Opioid Crisis has hit the State »
The newspaper shows the history and scope of the epidemic in 10 infographics. Read More
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
KY | Attorney General Accuses Endo of Helping Opioid Epidemic »
The state issued a lawsuit against Endo International Plc for deceptive marketing of the painkiller Opana ER.  Read...
Monday, November 6, 2017
TX | Smith County Installs Drug Drop Boxes to Fight Opioid Crisis »
The East Texas Substance Abuse Coalition installed prescription drug drop boxes as part of their plan to help fight the op...
Monday, November 6, 2017
NY | The Opioid Epidemic was one of the many topics discussed at Representative Donovan's town hall »
The "Coffee with the Congressman" townhall of Representative Dan Donovan included a number of topics, one of which was how...
Friday, November 3, 2017
WV | Mercer County Starts New Program to Combat Opioid Crisis »
A new program in Mercer County, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD), has been announced. The goal is to offer addict...
Friday, November 3, 2017
OH | A new organization Holds Kickoff Event to Raise Opioid Epidemic Awareness in Fosteria »
The grassroots organization in Fosteria, Ohio, H.O.P.E. in Fosteria held a kickoff event to educate the community about th...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Michigan's Program to Fight Opioid Crisis Includes New Resource to ERs »
Emergency rooms in Michigan will benefit from a new program, Project ASSERT, in the fight against the opioid epidemic. Re...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Colorado Put Together Six-Bill Package to Fight Opioid Epidemic »
The Colorado Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Interim Study Committee discussed six bills designed to combat the o...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
NH | Addiction Recovery program approved for those convicted of petty crimes »
Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, has approved a drug treatment program for Valley Street jail for those convicted of pe...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
IL: Mayor Emanuel expands Chicago Fight against Opioid Crisis »
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to increase efforts to fight the opioid epidemic, with an additional $500,000 investment....
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
NY | New Program Offers Treatment to Those Battling Substance Abuse »
In Suffolk County, Police Commissioner Timothy Sini announced a program to help people get treatment to help fight the opi...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Nevada AG to Receive $2M to Fight Opioid Epidemic »
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt's plan to fight the opioid crisis includes an almost $2 million budget. Read More
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
OH | Attorney General Unveils Initiative to Address Opioid Crisis »
The Attorney General of Ohio, Mike DeWine, released the Recovery Ohio plan, twelve initiatives to fight the opioid crisis....
Monday, October 30, 2017
NH Seeks Potential Solutions for Opioid Crisis »
The New Hampshire Leader asked some of the people involved in the opioid crisis for potential solutions: Read More
Monday, October 30, 2017
Lack of Access in Kansas Concerns Providers About Those with Substance Disorders »
Lack of access to drug-assisted treatment in southwest Kansas has providers believing that addicts will try to deal with t...
Monday, October 30, 2017
NJ Candidates Recognize Opioid Crisis But Don't Specify Details »
New Jersey Democrat Phil Muphy and Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno both recognize opiod crisis, but neither candidate spe...
Monday, October 30, 2017
VA Senator, US Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and Coatesville Medical Center Help Veterans »
Virginia state senator Andy Dinniman met with US Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin and officials from Coatesvill...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
PA| Rally for Recovery Event Supports Recovery »
Rally for Recovery, a Charleroi event sponsored by Club Serenity, hopes that it will be a turning point in the fight again...

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