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SC steps up drug epidemic efforts

What was once a growing problem has become a national epidemic: prescription drug ... according to a 2014 report from the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council, established by Gov. Nikki Haley. C... read more

'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

Most South Carolina doctors will be required to use prescription database

In response to his report, Gov. Nikki Haley created the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council, which similarly concluded one year ago that mandating the database's use is key to combatting abuse ... read more

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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


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

Md. pharmacies to stock heroin antidote

Deval Patrick declared opiate abuse a public health emergency, a move accompanied by $20 million in added funding for drug treatment programs, as well as measures that mandated prescription ... Gov. M... 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

'After the Pills...Heroin' Drug Abuse Prevention Seminar Set For Friday

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

In the opioid crisis, Maryland is an example for the rest of the nation

One bill is called the Heroin and Opioid Prevention Effort and Treatment Act (HOPE Act), which requires hospitals to set new procedures for discharging those who receive treatment for substance abuse. ... 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

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



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