addiction-issues

Fighting addiction in COVID-19: ‘We need the ability for families to say, this is really hard right now’

BY: - May 1, 2020

By Brittany Hailer PITTSBURGH — Angela attends as many as four Narcotic’s Anonymous (NA) virtual sessions a day. She calls into an outpatient program nine hours a week.  She checks in with her sponsor, doctor, counselor, case workers, old friends, and her mother who currently has custody of her children. Angela relapsed after five years […]

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How Pa. is continuing to help those with the disease of addiction | Opinion

BY: - September 11, 2019

Opioid deaths were down in Pennsylvania in 2018. But the Wolf administration is still working hard to remove barriers to treatment.