Category: Naloxone

U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Education, Awareness to Combat Opioid Crisis

The GW Hatchet By Shannon Mallard U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spoke at Betts Theater Monday about the opioid epidemic and community-based solutions to the crisis. The event, titled “Better Health Through Better Partnerships,” opened with welcoming remarks from Pamela Jeffries, the dean of the School of Nursing. During his speech, Adams spoke about the …

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Lake County Sheriff, Health Department, and Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities to Train At-Risk Inmates

Grayslake Patch By Hannah Goering On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lake County Health Department and Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC) launched a Naloxone education program for Lake County Jail inmates. The program kicked off with a Lake County Health Department representative visiting the pods and informing inmates of the opportunity …

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Here’s What Trump’s New Executive Order Means for Opioid Addiction

PBS NewsHour By Laura Santhanam New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will lead a new national opioid commission created Wednesday by an executive order from President Donald Trump that also maps out his administration’s latest strategy to combat the public health crisis. The fight against the opioid epidemic is “one that’s incredibly important to every family …

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