Addiction

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June 29, 2020

As opioids flooded tribal lands across the U.S., overdose deaths skyrocketed

In Oklahoma, with 38 Native American tribes, the deluge of pain pills rivaled hard-hit Appalachia
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June 22, 2020

Opioid overdoses up 60 percent in Dayton since March

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – While the COVID-19 outbreak has killed thousands across the country and shut down states for months, a surge of opioid overdoses has happened both locally and nationally.
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June 18, 2020

Opioids, Bribery And Wall Street: The Inside Story Of A Disgraced Drugmaker

This story is part of a collaboration with the Financial Times, which includes the documentary Opioids, Inc. — now streaming, and premiering Tuesday, June 23 on PBS.
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June 10, 2020

'Iso,' a deadly new synthetic opioid, has hit American streets

(HealthDay)—A new synthetic opioid as powerful as fentanyl is causing overdose deaths at an ever-increasing rate, experts warn.
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June 2, 2020

Cayuga County joins national Narcan marketing campaign aimed at COVID-19 challenges

Cayuga County has linked up with a national Narcan campaign to fight opioid overdose deaths taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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May 30, 2020

Treating an opioid epidemic during the coronavirus pandemic: University Hospitals pivots peer-support program to telehealth

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Back in March, University Hospitals was on the verge of rolling out a peer-support program at UH Parma Medical Center, where people recovering from opioid addiction could offer guidance to patients with substance use disorder. Then the coronavirus pandemic struck.
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May 28, 2020

‘Meeting people where they are is so important’

Ohio faces surge in opioid use in wake of virus
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May 18, 2020

States hit hardest by the opioid crisis

In 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared the growing opioid crisis a public health emergency. That year, there were 47,600 deaths from opioids nationwide.
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