Drug Czar Visits W.Va. To Discuss Overdose Epidemic

The nation’s drug czar visited West Virginia University Thursday as the start of a multi-day tour of the state. The purpose of the trip is to discuss local and national efforts to address the overdose epidemic. 

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Overdose-Reversing Drug Can Save Lives, Especially During Stressful Holidays

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.

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Addiction In The Pandemic: The $350M Effort To Heal Communities In Opioid Crisis

In 2019, a multi-state, multi-million dollar, study launched to lower overdose deaths around the Ohio Valley. Then, the coronavirus arrived, and overdose fatalities surged. But addiction researchers are renewing their efforts.

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