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A new study shows that opioids are now responsible for the deaths of one in five young people (aged 15 to 24). As someone who used and sold felony drugs for ten years, is now in sustained recovery, and works with the communities hit hardest by the...
I overdosed on opioids three times. Here’s what finally saved me [Opinion]
The White House launched a series of new advertisements Thursday aimed at warning young people about the dangers of opioids, taking another step in the effort to turn the tide against the deadly epidemic. The White House said its first public service...
White House launches anti-opioid ad campaign aimed at youth [AP]
Rob Portman, a Republican, represents Ohio in the Senate. In the steadily growing U.S. economy, with tax reform and regulatory relief leading businesses to invest more in both facilities and people, the unemployment rate stands at 3.9 percent, the...
The private sector has a powerful incentive to treat opioid addiction
By the end of this year, more than three dozen communities across the country will have begun participation in a national initiative designed to bring together a diversity of stakeholders to solve local problems related to addiction. Facing Addiction...
National advocate mobilizes local communities to combat drug problems
MINEOLA - Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder announced Thursday that fewer people are overdosing on heroin in the county. Ryder says that fatal heroin overdoses this year are down 7 percent, and non-fatal overdoses are down 30 percent. The...
Ryder: Fewer people are overdosing on heroin in Nassau County [NEWS12LI]
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