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Recent news articles from Region III

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DELAWARE:

These Injections Can Help Delawareans Overcome Their Heroin  AddictionDelaware Online, 10/18/18

Treatment Options Still Lag in Delaware, says AG's ReportDelawareOnline, 10/10/18

Dover Police Seize 7500 Bags of Heroin, 30 Grams of Ecstasy in Drug Arrest, Delaware News Journal, 10/01/18

We Don't Need More Studies on Opioid Crisis, Delaware Online, 09/26/18

Delaware Breaks State Record for Overdose DeathsDover Post, 09/12/18

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

U.S. Opioid Addiction Crisis Continues, with Impacts Felt LocallyWJLA, 08/01/18

How the D.C. Region is Responding to the Opioid CrisisD.C. Policy Center, 08/01/18

 

MARYLAND:

Opioid Crisis Hits Maryland RoadwaysWFMD, 10/17/18

Opioid Overdoses in Maryland Increased 14.8 Percent in First Six Months of 2018Baltimore Sun, 10/12/18

Howard, Baltimore Counties Propose Expanding Mental Health UnitsBaltimore Sun, 10/12/18

Community Gathers for Human Rope to Stop the Dope in Bel Air, Baltimore Sun, 10/01/18

Maryland to Receive $66 Million to Fight Opioid Epidemic, WFMD, 09/28/18

 

PENNSYLVANIA;

Other Voices: It's Time for a Bipartisan Attack on Opioid Scourge, Delaware County Daily Times, 10/01/18

Alle-Kiski Valley Crackdown Nets $600K in Illegal Drugs, Tribune-Review, 09/27/18

 

VIRGINIA:

Second Needle Exchange Program Launches at Richmond Free Clinic with RPD SupportRichmond Times-Dispatch, 10/17/18

"We Have a Problem and Solution:" Non-profit Fights Opioid Crisis Through RecoveryNBC12, 10/17/18

Lights of Hope Event Shines Light on Addiction and Overdoses, Bristol Herald Courier, 09/30/18

Pit Bull Formerly Used in Fighting Ring Joins Virginia Police Department, Fox News. 09/25/18

 

WEST VIRGINIA: 

The Doctor and the Epidemic: Three Years at Ground Zero of the Opioid CrisisWKMS, 10/15/18

Driving While Recovering: For Some Fighting Addiction, A Roadblock on the Path to Sobriety, WV Public Broadcasting. 10/01/18

Workers Overdose on the Job, and Employers Struggle to RespondWatertown Daily Times, 10/01/18

Resolution Soon to Become Law to Help Infants Born Exposed to DrugsBeckley Register-Herald, 09/28/18

Nearly 40 Facing Charges in Multi-State Federal Drug Takedown, WSAZ-TV, 09/27/18

 

 

NATIONAL:

Rate of Women Addicted to Opioids During Pregnancy Quadrupled in 15 years, CDC SaysCNN, 08/17/2018

Researchers Identify Key Brain Circuits for Reward-Seeking and Avoidance Behavior, NIH, 08/22/18

A Quarter of Adults with Sprained Ankles Were Prescribed Opioids in the ER, Study ShowsWashington Post, 07/27/18