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'After the Pills...Heroin' Drug Abuse Prevention Seminar Being Held in Toms River Aug. 10

From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on August 10, Ocean County Health Department and the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse ... by prevention and treatment professionals throughout the state of Ne... read more

New South Carolina law will expand access to drug-overdose antidote

It comes in the form of a nasal spray or injection, similar to an EpiPen, said Livingston, also a member of a prescription drug abuse prevention council created by Gov. Nikki Haley. “It’s been proven ... read more

Drug czar talks about state’s efforts to address opioid abuse

McClelland, who was appointed by Gov. Eric Holcomb in January 2017 to the newly created drug prevention and treatment position, reports directly to the governor, while also chairing the Indiana Commis... read more

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Arkansas Prescription Monitoring Program streamlined

Although Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed an executive order to establish ... state's biggest drug obstacle, prescription drugs have been gaining ground. “Meth is the No. 1 drug problem in our state ... read more


Drugged driving presents new problems for law enforcement

Drugged driving is a growing concern for law enforcement as prescription drug abuse grows and more states ... Toby Taylor, chairman of the Governor's Impaired Driving Prevention Advisory Council, said ... read more

What’s the Difference Between the 2 Drug Treatment Programs in Louisville?

“Relapse prevention ... prescription drugs went to heroin,” Fogerty said. Legislators stepped in again. This year, lawmakers approved the “heroin bill,” which includes allowing local health department... read more

Capitol Digest: On-the-road recycling

The goals of the pilot recycling project include increased public awareness of the environmental benefits of recycling used beverage containers; reinforcement of the traveling public’s established ... ... read more

Alabamians work to solve the state’s opioid epidemic

“Second, I would start prevention in schools. You need to bring in survivors of drug ... established the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. Albright is among the 36 council members appoint... read more

Needle exchanges exist underground in Indiana

The needle exchange is Scott County was authorized by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s executive order in an ... was invited to speak on Naloxone programs not syringe exchanges. The Prescription Drug Abuse S... read more

Growing epidemic ‘wasn’t on the front burner’

Deaths from suspected heroin overdoses in Essex County rose from 23 in 2010 to 145 in 2014, and leaders from the governor ... is the drug diversion program he established in 2012. Under the program, p... read more

Aug. 31 is Overdose Awareness Day in Camden County

31 is Overdose Awareness Day in Camden County ... On Aug. 12, 2014, Governor Chris Christie, as part of the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA) commitment to raising overdose preve... read more

DUI-D cases on the rise in fatal crashes on Oklahoma roads

It makes sense that the state with one of the highest prescription drug abuse rates in the country would ... Highway Safety Office and chairman of the Governor’s Impaired Driving Prevention Advisory C... read more



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