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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...

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