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I-Team: On The Front Lines Of The Opioid Crisis In Mass.

The I-Team spent the last couple of months on the front lines of this battle to get a ... like Liz Azevedo show that intervention and treatment can work. The former U.S Marine became addicted to heroi... read more

On the front lines of the heroin epidemic, offering a lifesaving treatment

Deaths from opioid overdose are at an all-time high across the United States, and Birmingham has been hit particularly hard. In the past four years, heroin overdose deaths in Jefferson County and surr... read more

Drug court offers convicts treatment rather than jail time

The opiate epidemic has divided public opinion on how to best deal with the users fueling it: Many who sell drugs like heroin to support their habits and who blur the lines between ... that debate. Th... read more

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To End The Opioid Crisis, Doctors Must Acknowledge We Helped Create It

We helped start the opioid epidemic. So no, they tell me ... And most providers ― particularly those on the front lines of primary care ― also know that in the long run, complex problems require compl... read more

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Concerns Mount Over Pain Clinic Closures In Tennessee

Kannapel said it will help by providing a list of medical providers in the area that can offer help and publicize the Tennessee REDLINE, a line to receive ... addiction treatment and law enforcement t... read more

Heroin epidemic: Is it real?

Across the U.S., officials are sounding an alarm on heroin use. The U.S. Attorney General calls it an “‘urgent public health crisis’” and network television news routinely describes it as an epidemic ... read more

Cuomo: Addiction treatment centers to offer training on preventing heroin overdoses

Addiction treatment centers managed by the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services will offer training sessions over the next five months on how to prevent heroin and opioid ... first ... read more

Three people fight to reclaim their lives from addiction's grip

Eight years later, Kessler, 39, is not only sober and healthy, he is a leader in the local support community, work that has involved tracking down addicts and getting them into treatment ... followed ... read more

On the front lines of the heroin epidemic, offering a lifesaving treatment

Naloxone kits have prevented more than 10,000 deaths from opioid overdose since local distribution programs began in 1996. Now, as deaths from opioid overdose reach an all-time high in the United Stat... read more

70 deaths in 30 days

The crisis by the numbers He died in a neighborhood buckling under the weight of an epidemic, blanketed by heroin and fentanyl ... long advocated by workers on the front lines. The city is installing ... read more



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