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TPD: Policy changes helping officers deal with the opioid crisis

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Two people in a car frantically flagged down the Tucson police at Park and Ajo just as the sun was setting on Thursday evening. In the car with them was a man near death ... read more

New Tucson police program will refer opioid addicts to treatment, not jail

Flores took a deal, pleading guilty to one charge ... as the Tucson Police Department rolls out a program it hopes could change the way drug addicts are dealt with by the criminal-justice system here. ... read more

Ontario Expanding Opioid Response as Crisis Grows

In addition, the federal government has recently announced changes that would expand the ability of provinces to respond to the escalating opioid crisis. Under the new federal policy ... officers have ... read more

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Dealers and Dealing with the Opioid Public Health Emergency

Thursday, October 26, 2017 was a big deal in terms ... companies) can help put an end to the surge of opioid overdoses. In the meantime, we must stop criminalizing drug users. Communities, neighborhoo... read more

Opioid crisis: Moss Park overdose prevention site thrown a lifeline

Says Larkin: “We’ve never subscribed to the belief that we can arrest our way out of the opioid crisis.” At the same time, the policy ... structural change... this is the new normal, for now, and it’s ... read more

There's a better way to tackle America's opioid crisis

We can't fix the country's opioid crisis until we kick our long-term addiction ... and provide evidence-based services to help them make necessary changes to lead healthier and safer lives. That means ... read more

Abuse-Deterrent Opioids: A Business Answer To The Opioid Abuse Crisis

Then there is the Opioid Crisis ... help prevent widespread misuse. Beyond those companies with approved ADF products, more firms are joining this effort; with 15 abuse-deterrent opioids currently in ... read more

Trump won't declare a national emergency over the opioid crisis

President Trump's advisers said Tuesday that he would not declare a national emergency over the opioid crisis ... a national emergency could help free up federal funding for states dealing with an ove... read more

Reframing America’s Opioid Epidemic to Find Solutions

We must change policy and practice to support people with addiction, help others resist it ... Meanwhile, though framing the opioid issue as a crisis boosts our sense of urgency, it tanks our ability ... read more

Can IT help cure the opioid crisis?

Chris Christie to lead the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, which will help develop life-saving addiction ... or seek physicians with loose prescription polici... read more

State of Emergency: Geisinger cuts back on prescribing opioids

Geisinger’s Chief Information Officer John Kravitz estimated the investment to initiate these changes at under $500,000. Aside from helping ... policy. This week The Sentinel takes part in a statewide ... read more

Tucson police hope program helps opioid addicts

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The opioid crisis is widespread ... rate at which TPD officers run into those addicts, Hall says they'll be able to identify who is ready to get help through the program ... read more

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