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News and Announcements - Regulating the unregulated: New PA laws look to enact change in recovery houses

Sunday, November 4, 2018

For Hillegass and many others in recovery, a safe, sober environment to live while getting back...

News and Announcements - October 2018 deadliest month in York County since start of opioid epidemic,coroner says

Friday, November 2, 2018

Within the past few years, the presence of fentanyl has consistently been present in many of...

News and Announcements - Berks Opioid Coalition introduces itself at anti-drug abuse conference

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Even as two people have been dying of drug overdoses each week in Berks County, a group of...

News and Announcements - DEA report: Fentanyl fuels rise in overdose deaths in Lebanon County

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Lebanon County had a relatively slender increase in deaths over the past three years, but faces...

News and Announcements - Social Stigma Is One Reason The Opioid Crisis Is Hard To Confront

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

There are many reasons why the opioid crisis is so hard to confront. One of them is social...

News and Announcements - USDA and ONDCP Unveil Latest Tool to Help Rural Communities Address the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Deputy Director Jim Carroll and U.S....

News and Announcements - Overdose deaths continue to soar in Pa. How many died in your county?

Monday, October 29, 2018

The rate of 42 deaths per 100,000 people is almost double the national average of 22 deaths per...

News and Announcements - Wolf Administration Encourages Participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Friday, October 26, 2018

Governor Tom Wolf and his administration’s Opioid Command Center, including the...

News and Announcements - Red Cross Launches Online First Aid Course for Opioid Overdoses

Friday, October 26, 2018

The American Red Cross (AMC) has launched First Aid for Opioid Overdoses, an online course to...

News and Announcements - How fentanyl, the deadly synthetic opioid, took over Pennsylvania

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Young and old are paying for it with their lives. Fentanyl was present in 84 percent of...

News and Announcements - Officials addressing older victims of the overdose crisis

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Nearly all of the people who died from a drug overdose in Cumberland County last year were under...

News and Announcements - Number of drug deaths in Franklin County leads coroner to ask for bigger budget

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey Conner has asked county commissioners to increase his budget. He...

News and Announcements - Most overdose deaths in Centre County involve fentanyl. This effort aims to cut off the supply

Friday, October 19, 2018

A bill to cut off aid to nations and individuals that produce and distribute fentanyl is...

News and Announcements - Independence Blue Cross Foundation hosts national opioids conference

Friday, October 19, 2018

The Independence Blue Cross Foundation hosted the Someone You Know: Facing the Opioid Crisis...

News and Announcements - New State Program to Help Individuals Battling Opioid Use Disorder Find and Maintain Housing in Penn

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Governor Tom Wolf today announced a new state program that aims to direct $15 million for an...

News and Announcements - Major step in heroin fight: Pa. guarantees fast access to meds to help people beat addiction

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Pennsylvania's seven major health insurers have agreed not to require preauthorization...

News and Announcements - Opioid Threat Report: A Joint Report with the Drug Enforcement Administration and University of Pitt

Friday, October 12, 2018

In a collaboration between The Drug Enforcement Administration – Philadelphia Field...

News and Announcements - Rate of overdose deaths on the decline in Cumberland County in 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Overdose deaths in Cumberland County nearly quadrupled between 2013 and 2017. However, the...

News and Announcements - Berks County detox center adds 8 beds for women, creating new options for Lancaster County residents

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A faith-centered detox center in Berks County — about an hour from Lancaster city...

News and Announcements - Boyertown residents stand up to addiction

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Boyertown residents have got a lot to say when it comes to helping their community through the...

News and Announcements - Recovery Community Celebrates Fourth Annual Recovery Advocacy Day

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

nearly 200 people participated in Recovery Advocacy Day at the Pennsylvania State Capitol in...

News and Announcements - Governor Wolf Calls for Passage of Public Health Emergency Legislation to Aid in Opioid Disaster Dec

Monday, September 24, 2018

Governor Tom Wolf today signed the third renewal of his 90-day opioid disaster declaration amid...

News and Announcements - Battling opioids - A project of Pennsylvania Public Media

Monday, September 24, 2018

Across the state, Pennsylvania Public Media stations WHYY (Philadelphia), WITF (Harrisburg),...

News and Announcements - After losing daughter to opioid overdose, a mom uses a billboard to turn grief into action

Friday, September 21, 2018

The non-profit organization provides support and resources to families, takes part in community...

News and Announcements - 'No stigma here': LVC creates campus house for recovering addicts

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Alex is just one of an increasing number of students who are saddled with drug and alcohol...

News and Announcements - WPSU to address opioid addiction, recovery with special programming

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

“Battling Opioids,” a collaborative project between Pennsylvania’s...

News and Announcements - Report: Pain medicine abuse worse than heroin in region

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Those who overdose on opioids in our region are much more likely to land in the hospital because...

News and Announcements - Drug deaths may be on the decline in Lancaster County, but not the overdoses

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Fewer people are dying in Lancaster County this year from drug overdoses. This is good news amid...

News and Announcements - Wolf administration kicks off National Recovery Month

Thursday, September 6, 2018

On Tuesday Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Jen Smith was joined by individuals in...

News and Announcements - Want to help tackle the opioid crisis? Share your expertise at Code4PA

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

During the weekend of Sept. 21, teams that convene at four locations across Pa. —...

News and Announcements - Fatal drug overdoses spike in Harrisburg

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The city logged 36 overdose deaths through August within its borders, an area of 12-square...

News and Announcements - For parents of teenagers in addiction, treatment is expensive, daunting — and increasingly hard to f

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

In Pennsylvania, for instance, there are only eight treatment facilities that accept...

News and Announcements - Events signal start of Recovery Month

Monday, September 3, 2018

A candlelight vigil was held Friday night at Main Street Park in Waynesboro, recognizing those...

News and Announcements - Overdoses down in Berks' two halfway houses

Monday, September 3, 2018

Drug overdoses at halfway houses funded by the state Department of Corrections have declined...

News and Announcements - Schuylkill County observance honors those lost to drug addiction

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Schuylkill County residents honored the lives lost to addiction Friday, which was International...

News and Announcements - Purple spotlight will be on substance abuse and recovery in September in Franklin County

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Purple will line the streets in Franklin County and the community will come together in...

News and Announcements - Pennsylvania Opioid Overdose Deaths Up 15 Percent In 2017: CDC

Monday, August 20, 2018

Preliminary figures released by the CDC show a 15 percent increase in opioid overdose deaths in...

News and Announcements - Overdoses continue to soar, but central Pa. coroner believes progress finally showing

Friday, August 17, 2018

In York County, the fatal overdose trend is still going in the wrong direction, with coroner Pam...

News and Announcements - College students may face pressures from opioid epidemic's secondary effects

Saturday, August 11, 2018

About one in five college students reported in a survey that they knew someone who was addicted...

News and Announcements - Drug treatment court participants talk about comfort

Friday, August 10, 2018

Participants in the Schuylkill County Drug Treatment Court said Thursday that they have...

News and Announcements - Berks County sees an uptick in grandparents seeking custody of grandchildren

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The opioid crisis has impacted American families and one of the most significant is that an...

News and Announcements - Overdose deaths on the decline in Cumberland County

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Cumberland County is on pace for a significant decrease in both overdose deaths and emergency...

News and Announcements - Lancaster County reports drop in overdose deaths

Monday, August 6, 2018

Through the first half of the year, opioid overdoses are down in Lancaster County. According to...

News and Announcements - Governor Wolf: $5 Million Grant Will Assist People Impacted by Opioid Crisis to Find Employment

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Pennsylvania has received a nearly $5 million federal...

News and Announcements - Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Monday, July 23, 2018

Fighting the Opioid Crisis

News and Announcements - Fighting the stigma of addiction

Sunday, July 22, 2018

His struggles with addiction could have remained a private family matter, but they chose to help...

News and Announcements - 'Beautiful,' yet 'horrific,' artwork opens door to healing

Saturday, July 21, 2018

The presentation is simple: A series of monofilament fishing lines hang from the ceiling, and...

News and Announcements - Opioids Given Too Easily to Children: Study

Monday, July 16, 2018

Many children are prescribed powerful opioid painkillers they don't really need, putting...

News and Announcements - How One Rural Community Is Fighting to Save Lives from Drug Overdose

Monday, July 16, 2018

“I don’t want another parent to pick out a casket. I don’t want...

News and Announcements - Major push on to increase access to addiction medication

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Methadone is one of three medications increasingly used to treat addiction to opioids and is now...

News and Announcements - Franklin County Jail's drug treatment program to be model throughout state

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Franklin County Jail is having early success with a treatment program for inmates with a history...

News and Announcements - Rise in opioid deaths prompts 78-page battle plan to tackle problem

Thursday, July 5, 2018

The opioid epidemic escalated quickly in Lancaster County from 2015 to 2017. In that time,...

News and Announcements - State of Emergency: Prevention key in opioid battle in Perry County

Sunday, July 1, 2018

It only involves a wave, a question, a show of interest. The simple act of paying attention...

News and Announcements - News outlets collaborate to share solutions to opioid crisis

Saturday, June 30, 2018

More than 50 print, digital and broadcast news organizations are casting a spotlight on the...

News and Announcements - Penn State researchers hope website humanizes, helps others affected by opioids

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

“Share Your Opioid Story” is an initiative designed to raise public...

News and Announcements - Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces 'Someone You Know,' a public awareness campaign that ad

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) today announced the launch of...

News and Announcements - The 5 steps every parent should take to keep their kids from abusing drugs and alcohol

Friday, June 15, 2018

When I look back at old photos of my daughters, I'm flooded with fond memories of the...

News and Announcements - PHC4 Findings Show Decreases in Hospital Admissions for Overdose of Pain Medication; Increases for O

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The number of hospital admissions for overdose of pain medication decreased 2.2% between 2016...

News and Announcements - Wolf Administration Offers Advice on How to Spot Potential Drug and Alcohol Treatment Scams

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Wolf Administration officials with the mother of a Pennsylvania man who was recruited to an...

News and Announcements - Opioid prescriptions down

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

In Central Pennsylvania, a region adversely affected by the opioid crisis, healthcare giant UPMC...

News and Announcements - Opioid death rate accelerates in York County and fentanyl is tied in to almost all cases

Monday, June 4, 2018

After countless prevention efforts and a state of emergency, opioid deaths are still increasing...

News and Announcements - How many detox beds Lancaster County has, and why there's a push to create more

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Lancaster County could use more drug and alcohol detox beds, but adding them won’t be...

News and Announcements - Dauphin County officials say everyone should know how to administer naloxone

Friday, May 18, 2018

Dauphin County's Drug and Alcohol Services Department partnered with the East Shore...

News and Announcements - Preventing addiction in middle-aged women

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Pain medications help a lot of people. In some cases, they're what makes life worth...

News and Announcements - Inside York's opioid battle: The women who help users stay alive

Friday, May 11, 2018

It's an attitude that officials and advocates in York County have embraced as overdoses...

News and Announcements - These Pa. prosecutors are charging heroin dealers with killing their customers. Grieving families ar

Friday, May 11, 2018

Prosecutors in rural York County - which saw 173 overdose deaths last year -  level...

News and Announcements - Overdose deaths in Lancaster County decline, but ER visits increase

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Overdose deaths in Lancaster County are down in the first three months of 2018, compared to the...

News and Announcements - Protecting adolescents from addiction

Monday, May 7, 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services says the vast majority of misuse among teens...

News and Announcements - 'Bad Batch' of Heroin Hits Hazleton Hard

Sunday, May 6, 2018

The Hazleton police chief is warning his citizens about what he calls a "bad...

News and Announcements - Midstate residents learn how to administer Narcan spray kit

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Would you know what to do if you came across someone who overdosed on opioids? Community members...

News and Announcements - 10,000 opioid disposal kits donated to York in effort to curb epidemic

Saturday, May 5, 2018

UnitedHealthcare donated 10,000 opioid disposal kits to York City's Byrnes Health...

News and Announcements - Dauphin County Veterans Court graduation ceremony

Friday, May 4, 2018

Dauphin County Veterans Court will hold its 16th graduation ceremony on May 18th to honor 5...

News and Announcements - Senate HELP Committee approves opioid bill with major trauma-related provisions

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee unanimously approved The...

News and Announcements - Public forum in Carlisle looks for community solutions to the overdose crisis

Monday, April 23, 2018

On Monday Jones, along with members of local law enforcement, the courts, treatment services and...

News and Announcements - Personal stories set the tone of hearing in U.S. Senate HELP Committee on Opioid Crisis Response Act

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Some seasoned advocates say legislators are influenced by stories while their staffs are swayed...

News and Announcements - Guns & Opioids in America: Time for a Resilience Revolution

Monday, April 16, 2018

It is truly astounding that we have now reached a point in our nation’s history where...

News and Announcements - Cumberland County launches opioid intervention court

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Cumberland County launched its opioid intervention court on March 28. Judge Jessica Brewbaker is...

News and Announcements - Education, treatment see as key in ending opioid crisis

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Education and successful treatment, no matter how slow change may come, are keys to combating...

News and Announcements - At least five Pennsylvania babies born daily with signs of narcotics withdrawal symptoms

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

In the first 11 weeks after the Jan. 10 opioid crisis disaster declaration, 426 newborns have...

News and Announcements - Lt. Gov. Stack promotes "Pathways to Pardons" program

Thursday, April 5, 2018

It's often tough to get a job with a criminal record, but Pennsylvania's...

News and Announcements - Governor Wolf Announces Progress, Renewal of Opioid Disaster Declaration

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Governor Tom Wolf today announced the renewal of his 90-day opioid disaster declaration, which...

News and Announcements - His family was 'dismantled' by addiction. And it can happen to anyone.

Friday, March 30, 2018

He shared his family story at the 4th Annual Natalie Cribari Drug Awareness Night at the Best...

News and Announcements - Pa. man fatally ODs on anti-diarrhea drug in growing threat

Friday, March 30, 2018

There is a new and dangerous overdose threat, and it is found in anti-diarrhea products like...

News and Announcements - Attorney in recovery addresses drug treatment court

Thursday, March 29, 2018

An attorney afflicted with addiction hit rock bottom, but is now back on top. She addressed...

News and Announcements - Schuylkill County Youth Summit looks at combatting drug epidemic

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Fighting the opioid epidemic and other drug and alcohol abuse requires youths to spread the word...

News and Announcements - Wolf Administration Takes Step to Help Law Enforcement Combat Synthetic Fentanyl

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Wolf Administration today announced synthetic fentanyl-related substances will now be...

News and Announcements - Wolf Administration Unveils PA Overdose Information Network

Monday, March 19, 2018

Wolf Administration officials held a press conference today to unveil the latest effort to...

News and Announcements - Wolf Administration Continues to Address Opioid Crisis, Unveils Opioid Data Dashboard to Provide Dat

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Governor Tom Wolf today continued his administration's fight against the opioid epidemic...

News and Announcements - Should patients in drug treatment need to go through counseling?

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff on Tuesday introduced a bill that would require every patient...

News and Announcements - Will state court ruling granting immunity to drug users who self-report ODs have a wide impact?

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Will a new state court ruling that shields drug users from some criminal prosecution if they...

News and Announcements - Charity that arose from overdose death of young mom gets honors, funding boost

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Like so many parents who lost a child to the opioid addiction crisis, Wendy Loranzo vowed to do...

News and Announcements - ERs in Pennsylvania, Delaware report huge increases in opioid overdoses

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Emergency department visits for opioid overdoses are up nationwide, new data from the Centers...

News and Announcements - York County Coroner issues warning after 12 overdose deaths in 9 days

Monday, March 5, 2018

The York County Coroner's Office issued a warning Sunday, March 4, after 12 people died...

News and Announcements - Overdoses rarely lead to prosecutions

Monday, March 5, 2018

Last year in Pennsylvania, 261 people were criminally charged with dealing drugs that caused...

News and Announcements - A look at the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania

Friday, March 2, 2018

Later this month WITF joins Pennsylvania Public Media stations for focused, statewide coverage...

News and Announcements - Governor Wolf Announces End to Policy that Delays Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Thursday, March 1, 2018

At a press conference at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland today, Governor Tom Wolf...

News and Announcements - Pennsylvania drug overdose deaths outpacing all other states

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The number of drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania is increasing more rapidly than drug deaths...

News and Announcements - Babies addicted to opioids: A crisis crying for a count

Friday, February 23, 2018

About 2 percent of all babies born in Pennsylvania - 2,700 a year - are exposed to addictive...

News and Announcements - AmeriHealth to offer anti-opioid drug at no cost to members

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

AmeriHealth New Jersey has changed its benefits policy to include a no-cost share offer to its...

News and Announcements - PA opioid epidemic is focus of Clarion University conference

Monday, February 19, 2018

Clarion University will host "Communities in Crisis - PA Opioid Epidemic" from...

News and Announcements - Biggest Pa. Health insurer 'declares war on opioids,' using limits, data to fight addiction

Monday, February 19, 2018

Health insurer Highmark will use analytics to help Pennsylvania doctors more safely treat the...

News and Announcements - Cumberland County suing opioid manufacturers, distributors

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Cumberland County is the latest to join a number of governments suing opioid manufacturers and...

News and Announcements - HOPE AND HEALING FOR CHILDREN OF ADDICTION

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

COA Awareness Week is a national – and international – awareness campaign to...

News and Announcements - Pennsylvania's drug treatment industry is growing rapidly and it raises concerns

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The Pennsylvania drug abuse treatment industry, stoked by an out-of-control opioid drug crisis...

News and Announcements - New group urges adults be kids' anti-drug choice

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Officials in Cumberland and Perry counties have launched a campaign to increase positive...

News and Announcements - 'Do no harm': Dauphin County commissioners sue opioid manufacturers, doctors

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

HARRISBURG - Do no harm.  That is the cornerstone of the medical practice, and...

News and Announcements - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: Interactive Data Report

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

This tool gives you an interactive look at controlled substance prescribing and drug overdose...

News and Announcements - Pennsylvania Launches New Interactive Database for Drug Prescribing and Overdose Information

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Wolf Administration today announced the launch of a new interactive data report system that...

News and Announcements - Safe injection sites to fight opioid overdose deaths get green light from Philadelphia officials

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

After a year in which overdoses outstripped the murder rate by 4-1, librarians ran outside to...

News and Announcements - Cumberland County to begin Opioid Intervention Court

Monday, January 22, 2018

Cumberland County will soon deploy a new tool it hopes will stem the rising tide of overdose...

News and Announcements - Ex-Addicts Embrace Life While Enduring Fatal ODs Around Them

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Nine years after he pulled the trigger on committing suicide, Hiles loves the life he lives...

News and Announcements - Langerholc bill would provide job training for recovering addicts

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The "Recovery to Work Pilot Program" would pair local workforce development...

News and Announcements - Wolf asks Trump for more money to fight opioid epidemic

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Gov. Tom Wolf Tuesday asked the federal government to provide more funding for the opioid abuse...

News and Announcements - Wolf declares opioid crisis a state emergency

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

In a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency over...

News and Announcements - Beware these 7 myths of opioid addiction

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Think you know everything you need to know about opioid addiction? Consider these seven myths...

News and Announcements - Fighting the opioid crisis

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The heroin and opioid epidemic is the No. 1 public-health and public-safety challenge facing...

News and Announcements - Feds employ data-driven early warning system in opioid fight

Monday, January 1, 2018

Authorities have been going after so-called "pill mills" for years, but the...

News and Announcements - Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In U.S.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Life expectancy in the U.S. fell for the second year in a row in 2016, nudged down again by a...

News and Announcements - Drug and Alcohol Deaths at U.S. Workplaces Soar

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The number of U.S. deaths at work from unintentional drug and alcohol overdoses jumped more than...

News and Announcements - Finding Hope: A young woman's journey back from heroin addiction

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Steele would go on to overdose two more times in the span of a week in the fall of 2016, she...

News and Announcements - Governor Wolf Signs Legislation to Regulate Recovery Homes

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 446 to give the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and...

News and Announcements - As opioid deaths rise, so too does cost to investigate them

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

As fatal overdoses continue to spike, county coroners and prosecutors are at odds over whether...

News and Announcements - ABC27 launches reports on ‘Fighting the Opioid Epidemic’

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Every day in Pennsylvania alone, opioids kill 13 people. ABC27 News decided to try to help do...

News and Announcements - Prosecutors file record number of drug delivery resulting in death charges

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Determined to attack the opioid crisis, Pennsylvania prosecutors filed a record number of...

News and Announcements - This Pa. county finds hidden overdoses, counts them accurately

Friday, December 15, 2017

In the statewide opioid crisis, public information can be slow to come. Important statistics,...

News and Announcements - Heroin crisis turns back clock on grandparents, making them struggling parents again

Monday, December 11, 2017

In Pennsylvania, about 88,000 grandparents are raising 195,000 grandchildren. In about 40...

News and Announcements - Tracking the opioid crisis a challenge

Monday, December 11, 2017

It's the beginning of December, and Chuck Kiessling can't tell you how many...

News and Announcements - Pa. does not regulate addiction recovery houses, and lawmakers say that's hurting fight against opio

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Pennsylvania does not regulate addiction recovery houses. As the opioid crisis takes center...

News and Announcements - Attorney General Shapiro pushes to improve reporting of opioid deaths

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Wednesday that there has been a lack of...

News and Announcements - Pa. hotline links those in need with help to confront opioid addiction

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

One of the most frequent complaints that Jennifer Smith, acting secretary of...

News and Announcements - PA's Drug, Alcohol & Suicide Death Rate Could Jump 46 Percent In Next 10 Years, According To Report

Monday, November 27, 2017

The death rate in Pennsylvania from drugs, alcohol and suicide could increase 46 percent over...

News and Announcements - Lancaster panel: Addicted employees deserve chance to work

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

What can employers do when the opioid epidemic hits their employees? They might have a...

News and Announcements - Washington and Harrisburg could be on the same page with the opioid crisis

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, wants Congress to pass the Combating the Opioid Epidemic...

News and Announcements - Banking department offers opioid-related advice for financial professionals

Thursday, November 2, 2017

The opioid epidemic touches every segment of society. Even the financial services...

News and Announcements - Act 40 of 2017 establishes the Emergency Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Program

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Act 40 of 2017 establishes the Emergency Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Program, Kaufer said,...

News and Announcements - Trump and the opioid battle: What you need to know

Friday, October 27, 2017

President Donald Trump has declared America's opioid crisis a "public health...

News and Announcements - Stemming the rising tide of opioid abuse takes 'a community and family'

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The numbers told the story. Many in the crowd of more than 65 people attending a meeting on...

News and Announcements - Deadly combination of cocaine, fentanyl 'changes the game'

Monday, October 23, 2017

Cocaine is getting a lot more dangerous. Health and law enforcement officials in several...

News and Announcements - Gov. Wolf: More Narcan for overdoses, but then treatment

Friday, October 20, 2017

Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Friday plans to give 120,000 doses of the anti-overdose drug naloxone...

News and Announcements - Penn State social science researchers collaborate to study opioid epidemic

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Drug overdoses from prescription opioids, heroin, and synthetic...

News and Announcements - Penn State Health to establish medication-assisted opioid treatment program

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Penn State Health is leading creation of a new system to ensure people in south central...

News and Announcements - Governor urges passage of legislation to combat Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

Monday, October 16, 2017

Harrisburg, Pa. – Governor Wolf today urged the General Assembly to consider an...

News and Announcements - Innovative Research and the Opioid Epidemic: Are We Closer to Finding Solutions?

Friday, October 13, 2017

As the opioid epidemic continues to intensify, innovative scientific solutions provide much...

News and Announcements - Opioid crisis: Researchers employ new method to track overdose victims

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

(Statewide) A new way to collect and organize data could be the answer to tackling the...

News and Announcements - University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania coroners coordinate data on drug overdoses

Saturday, October 7, 2017

(Westmoreland) A more complete picture of statewide overdose death statistics is slowly coming...

News and Announcements - PA Offering $5M Worth Of Naloxone To First Responders

Friday, October 6, 2017

(Statewide) Pennsylvania will spend $5 million on the overdose-reversal medication naloxone to...

News and Announcements - Yaw Announces 'State of Addiction' Public Hearing

Thursday, September 28, 2017

(Statewide) State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board...

News and Announcements - These Are The Surgeries With The Highest Risk Of Chronic Opioid Use

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Overprescribing pain pills after surgery led to a surplus of 3.3 billion unused opioids in...

News and Announcements - No cost to taxpayers as county sues opioid manufacturers

Monday, September 25, 2017

(Dauphin) Dauphin County commissioners today retained a law firm to take to court companies...

News and Announcements - Heroin death changes Pa. family with no secrets: 'We're in year 12 and we still have bad days'

Friday, September 22, 2017

(Statewide) The Cribari family lost Natalie Cribari to heroin addiction in 2006. Before that she...

News and Announcements - Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Survey finds millennials regret opioid use, lack knowledge on proper disposal Often spending...

News and Announcements - Overdose News Bulletin

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Pennsylvania Association of County Drug and Alcohol Administrators

News and Announcements - State monitoring program reduces prescription drug abuse

Sunday, September 10, 2017

By Matthew Rink Pennsylvania was one of the last states to implement a prescription drug...

News and Announcements - Prescription drug monitoring programs evaluated by Penn State researchers

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Published in Penn State News, 8/17/17

News and Announcements - The Intern vs. the Epidemic: Public health student takes his classroom knowledge to the streets

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Article on public health student dealing with opioid crisis in Massachusetts

News and Announcements - New Interactive Map Highlights State-Specific Trends in Opioid-Related Hospitalizations

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

New Interactive Map Highlights State-Specific Trends in Opioid-Related Hospitalizations

News and Announcements - Pa. insurers taken in by national heroin addiction treatment scam

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Source: PennLive, 7/28/2017

News and Announcements - STAT forecast: Opioids could kill nearly 500,000 Americans in the next decade

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

By Max Blau @maxblau, June 27, 2017

News and Announcements - Breaking the Opioid Habit in Dentists’ Offices

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tina Rosenberg, FIXES JULY 10, 2017

News and Announcements - Opioid prescribing is still high and varies widely throughout the U.S.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Half of U.S. counties seeing fewer opioid prescriptions Embargoed Until: Thursday, July 6,...

News and Announcements - The Opioid Epidemic Is Literally Changing Kids’ Brains

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

One effect: These children are more likely to use drugs later in life. Julia LurieJul. 5,...

News and Announcements - Opioid Epidemic Practical Toolkit: Helping Faith and Community Leaders Bring Hope and Healing to Our

Friday, September 1, 2017

In 2015 alone, more than 33,000 people in the United States died of opioid overdose, which is...

News and Announcements - Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Pre

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Drug overdose, driven largely by overdose related to the use of opioids, is now the leading...

Events

NDARE MONTHLY MEETING

Monday, November 19, 2018 6:30 PM

NDARE MONTHLY MEETING
When: Mon, November 19, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: 3940 Peters Mountain Road, Halifax, PA 17032
For mo...

Youth Networking Forum: Current Drug Trends & Alternatives to Opioids

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 4:30 PM

Session I: Youth & Current Drug Trends
Today's students are not just drinking beer and smoking a little weed. Are you aware of what ...