Veteran Law Enforcement Officers Now Included In Alzheimer’s Awareness Training Bill

On Alzheimer's Awareness Day at the West Virginia Legislature, the organization’s program director Terresa Morris said that more than half of those with the brain disorder affecting memory and behavior will - at one time or another - wander.

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Expert: Addiction Is A Growing Public Health Crisis 

On Tuesday, the House of Delegates committee on the Prevention & Treatment of Substance Abuse heard that addiction continues to claim thousands of lives each year, but a bill that would have set up a pilot recovery program in Cabell County died in committee. 

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Fentanyl Used To Drive Addiction In W.Va.: Youth Increasingly Targeted

Addiction has taken a very public toll on West Virginia. Recent CDC statistics show a decrease in overdose deaths, but authorities face an uphill challenge in stemming the flow of fentanyl into the state.

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Nine W.Va. Community Groups Get Addiction Recovery Grants

The ARC grants total $12 million for 33 community organizations in 11 states. West Virginia will receive nine of those awards.

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