Opioid Addicition

W.Va. First Foundation Picks Director

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey named Johnathan Board as the executive director of the West Virginia First Foundation (WVFF). 

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Senate Passes Bill To Teach Adolescents Dangers Of Fentanyl

The bill, known as Laken's Law, is named after Morgan Laken, who died from a fentanyl overdose in 2021. It requires students to be taught about fentanyl, heroin, and opioid awareness, prevention and abuse, addiction, community resources, substance abuse among young people, and how to administer opioid reversal agents like Narcan. The instruction will begin in the 2024-2025 school year. 

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Federal, State And Local Officials Warn Against 'Tranq Dope'

Federal authorities are calling the emergence of fentanyl mixed with xylazine a public safety threat.

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Jan Rader Discusses Her Career And The State Of Public Health In Huntington

Former Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader speaking to David Adkins about her tenure at the Huntington Fire Department, public health, and response programs.

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