On this West Virginia Morning, an opening partly in French isn’t what you might expect in a film set in West Virginia, but the new documentary O Pioneer is unusual. Inside Appalachia Producer Bill Lynch spoke with Jonathan Lacoque and Clara Lehman, the makers behind their film, to learn what O Pioneer means.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Over The Counter Naloxone And Workshops At The Augusta Heritage Center On This West Virginia Morning
On this West Virginia Morning, every summer, the Augusta Heritage Center in Elkins attracts thousands of visitors who come to learn about traditional arts, music and crafts. Inside Appalachia’s Bill Lynch spoke with Seth Young about the center’s mission and its plans to bring more high school juniors and seniors to its summer workshops – for free.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Until recently, Narcan was only available with a prescription, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a specific naloxone product for use without a prescription: a four-milligram naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Naloxone clinics are coming to the Eastern Panhandle to help educate locals on what to do in case of an opioid overdose.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The holidays can be a difficult time for many people, including those in recovery from substance misuse.Monongalia County Health Department Threat Preparedness specialist Joe Klass sat down with reporter Chris Schulz to remind listeners of the accessibility and usefulness of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
University of Charleston professor of pharmacy Dr. Lindsay Acree has worked with the university’s pharmacy to get naloxone into county health departments as well as into the hands of everyday West Virginians.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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