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(courtesy of heraldstaronline.com) OHIO — The Jefferson County Progressive Democratic Coalition hosted a panel discussion on Saturday at Eastern Gateway Community College concerning the opioid epidemic in the county. The two-hour discussion among panelists and those

(courtesy of www.10news.com) Through the SUDs plan, the county will expand services available for low-income citizens in an attempt to serve more communities. The county will also increase spending from $54.6 million to $179.6 million to

(courtesy of wrfalp.com) “If we don’t start at a local level, changing where the money is going now, we won’t change this nationally.” City resident and recovery advocate Chanda Lynn Germaine was one of several

The idea of safe injection sites comes with legal and ethical hurdles, but has shown positive results in Canada and Europe. A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. As more cities sign

Midway through a community meeting in Northeast Philadelphia on the opioid crisis Monday, a man stood up at the back of the room and yelled out a question to city Health Commissioner Thomas Farley: “Doctor,

(Courtesy of pix11.com) The opioid crisis continues to plague New York City, killing hundreds of New Yorkers die every year. In an effort to fight the problem, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced increased funding to