Important Opioid Crisis Links 2

Here are several new links to important articles about the opioid crisis. Topics include: Police who find treatment facilities for addicts; a woman who raises money to give away Narcan; and how technology is helping pharmacies cope with overprescription.

  1. We really do have a solution to the opioid epidemic — and one state is showing it works

  2. Needle exchanges help combat the opioid crisis. So why was the one in Orange County shut down?

  3. She paid nothing for opioid painkillers. Her addiction treatment costs more than $200 a month.
  4. Congress Is Writing Lots of Opioid Bills. But Which Ones Will Actually Help?

  5. California is now paying for people to test their drugs for fentanyl

  6. Technology Is Helping Pharmacies Combat The Opioid Epidemic

  7. ‘The Police Aren’t Just Getting You In Trouble. They Actually Care.’

  8. They Shared Drugs. Someone Died. Does That Make Them Killers?

  9. If Addiction Is a Disease, Why Is Relapsing a Crime?

  10. An ‘Overprescription of Opioids’ That Led to a Crisis

  11. Unbroken – Since losing his son to opioids, Gary Mendell has been on a mission to shake up the system

  12. This is the only safe way to treat opioid users

  13. Heroine Of Heroin Tracey Helton Mitchell & Her Life-Saving Narcan Kits Profiled By NBC News

  14. Addiction killed my son. I live on an island surrounded by grief.

Important Opioid Crisis Links
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2 Comments. Leave new

  • Amy Hartman
    July 3, 2018 3:56 pm

    You have really done your homework and provided great resources on this epidemic that we all need to educate ourselves on. Thank you!

  • Kathy S Connelly
    July 3, 2018 8:43 pm

    Wow, lots of important articles here, Rick. I’ll pass it along, Thank you.


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