Regional News

Recent news articles from Region III

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NATIONAL:

U.S. FDA panel to review Emergent's OTC opioid overdose drug, Reuters, 01/10/23

Cause of death: Washington faltered as fentanyl gripped America, Washington Post, 12/12/22

Here’s how Americans can get Naloxone to prevent opioid poisoning, save lives, Southern Maryland Chronicle, 12/11/22

FDA to fast-track review of application to allow NARCAN to be sold over the counter, Center Square, 12/06/22

The Opioid Epidemic Is Surging among Black People because of Unequal Access to Treatment, Scientific American, 12/01/22

 

DELAWARE:

'Trying to play catch-up': As Delaware opioid overdoses increase, 'zombie drug' grows, too, Delaware Online, 01/19/23

Delaware overdose community briefing at Delaware State Police Troop 2, Delaware Online, 01/18/23

Biden visits Delaware to spread awareness of new benefits for veterans exposed to toxins, Delaware Online, 12/15/22

How $43.6M in settlements with CVS, Walgreens will help fight Delaware's opioid crisis, Delaware Online, 12/15/22

What a fentanyl court sentencing and new outreach campaign tell us about the opioid crisis, Delaware Online, 12/06/22

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

Metro Transit Police receive overdose training, FOX5 DC, 01/06/23

 

MARYLAND:

$1M NSF Grant to Help Researchers Unravel Illegal Opioid Market Operations, Maryland Today, 01/31/23

Montgomery County youth overdoses increased 77% in 2022, Washington Post, 01/21/23

Youth overdose deaths increased by 120% in Montgomery County, FOX5 DC, 01/19/23

Baltimore’s Tuerk House expands, adapts to treat those with drug, alcohol addictions, Baltimore Banner, 01/06/2023

MCPS sends urgent letter to families about the dangers of fentanyl, DC News Now, 12/12/22

Suspected Marijuana Edibles Recovered from Student at a Middle SchoolSouthern Maryland Chronicle, 12/11/22

Garrett County Health Department issues overdose alert, Garrett Republican, 12/10/22

3 teens overdose, 1 dies within 5 days; Prince William County Police link to fentanyl-laced pills, WUSA9, 12/08/22

 

PENNSYLVANIA:

Pennsylvania reports sizable decline in overdose deaths, but experts wary, WESA 90.5, 11/17/22

Pennsylvania to monitor emerging drugs in the addiction and overdose epidemicWHYY, 10/25/22

State Continues Expansion of Naloxone Availability to Help Combat Opioid Overdose Deaths, Save Lives, Courier Express, 10/04/22

 

VIRGINIA:

WEST VIRGINIA:

Walgreens, West Virginia reach $83 million for company's role in opioid crisis, Fox5 DC, 01/18/23

West Virginia Can See When Opioid Overdose Spikes Will Happen, Conduit Street, 12/08/22

 

RESEARCH:

Life Achievements Linked to Sustained Recovery in Nationally Representative Survey, NIAAA Spectrum, Volume 13 Issue 3, Fall 2021

As Male and Female Drinking Patterns Become More Similar, Adverse Alcohol Risks for Women Become More Apparent, NIAAA, Volume 13, Issue 3, Fall 2021

Alcohol and Marijuana Use and Motivations Among Young Adults During the Pandemic, NIAAA, Volume 13, Issue 3, Fall 2021