Crawford County substance use roundtable highlights pandemic treatment challenges
So far in 2021, Pennsylvania has logged 2,279 overdose deaths, according to state data.
In Johnstown, Pa. officials look to stem tide of overdoses
The roundtable discussion held in Johnstown, is part of a listening tour conducted by the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs to discuss local trends in substance abuse disorder with treatment providers, recovering members of the community and local officials.
On Overdose Awareness Day, families, advocates call for Pa. to ‘recommit’ to fighting opioid epidemic
Joined by the Pennsylvania chapter of Team Sharing, a national nonprofit composed of parents who have lost children to substance use disorder, Smith called on the state government to “recommit” to managing the opioid epidemic.
Spike in opioid overdose deaths during pandemic reinforces need for a holistic approach to public health issues | Opinion
The start of one new public health crisis didn't mean the end of another.