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Pennsylvania awarded significant grants to aid in addiction recovery and prevention

The Health and Human Services Administration has announced that it will provide $485 million in grants to all 50 states to help combat the...

Family members can be first responders and lifesavers in opioid overdoses

Although the opioid epidemic continues to be a nationwide concern, a new study reveals that family members and communities have the capacity to...

North Dakota combats triple-digit rise in fatal overdoses with outreach and...

Fatal overdoses in North Dakota increased 125 percent from 2013 to 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there were 20...

As vets struggle with opioid abuse, VA responds with multi-pronged approach...

According to the National Center for PTSD, a branch of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), 27 percent of veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic...

Prisons begin experimenting with Vivitrol in attempt to keep departing inmates...

An increasing number of U.S. prisons are offering departing inmates Vivitrol to help them stay sober after they’re released.State prisons in Kentucky, Missouri, Utah,...

Pharma sales rep busted for kickbacks requests medical marijuana during defense

A former pharmaceuticals sales manager who is accused by federal authorities of paying kickbacks to get doctors to write prescriptions for an opioid drug...
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