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Pennsylvania Gov. Declares Opioid Epidemic a Public Health Emergency

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has declared the opioid epidemic in the state to be a public health emergency. Despite the significant efforts that have been...

LAFD SOBER Unit Transports Chronic Users to Sobering Center

The SOBER Unit, a yearlong pilot program from the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), seeks to better allocate resources by transporting chronic users to...

Colorado’s Largest Drug Rehab Center Closes Doors

As of January 2, 2018, Colorado’s largest drug rehab center closes its doors despite attempts to recoup financial losses. The closure leaves many citizens...

ESPN President’s Resignation Cites Substance Abuse

On December 18, ESPN President John Skipper resigned from the position, citing substance abuse and the need to seek addiction recovery treatment. Skipper made the...

Pennsylvania Combats Opioid Crisis with New Prescription Guidelines

Pennsylvania has taken the next step in the battle against the opioid crisis by announcing new guidelines for prescribing opioids to pediatric populations. The Pennsylvania...

Maryland Program Tests Trump’s Opioid Crisis Response Plan

A Maryland program tests part of Trump’s opioid crisis response plan by waiving a decades-old law that prevented Medicaid from funding large drug rehab...

Barriers to Addiction Recovery Cost Lives

As the opioid crisis continues to ravish the country, barriers to addiction recovery cost lives, as nearly one hundred Americans die every day from...

Opioid Withdrawal Device Approved by FDA

The FDA has approved an opioid withdrawal device made by Innovative Health Solutions, a company based in Southern Indiana. The device, called the NSS-2 Bridge...

FDA Approves Digital Tracking Sensor for Prescription Pills

A prescription pill that contains a digital tracking sensor has been approved for use by the FDA. The FDA approved Abilify MyCite, the new digital...
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