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California Expands Opioid Overdose Antidote Access

On Thursday, June 14, California’s top health official issued an order which will make the opioid overdose antidote naloxone available to anyone in the...

Orange County Sheriff’s Department Seizes $8M of Cocaine

On Friday, March 23, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced that they had seized over $8 million worth of cocaine from an underground bunker...

Nine Santa Barbara Students Treated for Opioid Overdose

Nine Santa Barbara students were treated for opioid overdose after each of them ingested what authorities have identified as prescription opioids while attending a...

Seeking Solutions to Substance Abuse in Silicon Valley

Home of the third highest gross domestic product in the planet, Silicon Valley, in California’s Santa Clara County, with its booming high-tech centers and...

Substance Abuse and Addiction Worsening in Fresno

Addiction treatment providers and law enforcement officials in Fresno County recently met to publicly address one of the most serious issues they have seen...

San Diego Looks to Prevent Drug Addiction and Expand Treatment

On the frontline of the U.S. and Mexico drug trade, San Diego has been fostering abundant illegal activity that becomes more innovative and sophisticated...

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...

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...

California Now Has Seventh Lowest Overdose Rate in the Country

Although California is one of the states with the lowest opioid abuse, the epidemic is still killing thousands of people. While in West Virginia--the...

California will soon require public notice on drug price hikes

Pharmaceutical companies selling drugs in California will soon have to notify the public two months ahead of price hikes. Legislation signed into law by...
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