Regional News

Recent news articles from Region III

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DELAWARE:

Delaware Prisons to Get Opioid Treatment ProgramWashington Post, July 31, 2019

New App Designed for Opioid Users, Loved Ones, ProvidersMedical Xpress, July 30, 2019

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

Opioid Epidemic Worsens in DC RegionStreetInsider, July 30, 2019

The Drinking Trend That's on the Rise in DC: Not DrinkingWashingtonian, August 1, 2019

 

MARYLAND:

A Drugstore in Dundalk Learned a Hard Lesson on OpioidsBaltimoreBrew, August 5, 2019

MCPS to Grant Funding for Heroin and Opioid PreventionMyMCMedia, July 3, 2019

Opioid Crisis: 71M Pain Pills Flooded Harford County in 7 YearsPatch, July 31, 2019

 

PENNSYLVANIA:

Pennsylvania Opioid Update: Overdose Deaths Down, Upcoming Free Naloxone Distribution, Help for Families and PractitionersDaily Item, August 1, 2019

Wolf Administration Eyes Stimulant Use, Adds Resources for Families Affected by Opioid DeathsWESA, August 2, 2019

York, Lancaster Lead Nation in Number of Fatal Overdose Charges, Data ShowsYork Dispatch, July 30, 2019

 

VIRGINIA:

Reflecting National Trends, Meth Arrests and Deaths Continue to Climb in VirginiaVirginia Mercury, August 1, 2019

Ups and DownsRichmond Magazine, August 2, 2019

Virginia Allows Pharmacies to Dispense Lifesaving Opioid Antidote. But Dozens Refused.Virginian-Pilot, August 1, 2019

 

WEST VIRGINIA:

Oak Hill Pharmacy Closed for Excessive Sales of Addiction Treatment PillsRegister-Herald, August 8, 2019

Naloxone Now Available Online for W. Va., Penn. ResidentsEMSWorld, August 2, 2019

West Virginia Lawmakers Ask Attorney General for Control of $37M Opioid SettlementInsurance Journal, August 2, 2019

 

NATIONAL:

Access to Addiction Services Differs by Race and GenderNIDA blog, July 16, 2019

A Peek into Opioid Users' Brains as They Try to QuitVoice of America, July 9, 2019

How to Stop Prisons from Laying the Groundwork for a Fatal Overdose, Scientific American, July 15, 2019