Stories tagged: "opioid crisis"

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First Overdose Prevention Site in the U.S. Delays Opening In Philadelphia

On Tuesday, a judge ruled that the proposed facility does not violate federal law. Research shows these controversial sites have been found to reduce overdose deaths and increase access to health services.

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Arizona Congressional Candidate Drops Out After Heroin Overdose

Safford City Councilman Chris Taylor said he had been drug-free for years before he relapsed and overdosed on heroin last week.

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This woman is helping rural Wisconsinites recover from opioid addiction

The Opportunity House opened in May, and offers women a safe environment to get their lives back on track.