Wolf admin. adds intramuscular injection to expanded naloxone order
DDAP reports that between November 2017 and March 31, 2022, there have been 22,085 overdose reversals using state-purchased Narcan.
Local agencies respond as overdoses surge in Allegheny County
According to data released by Allegheny County on Friday, annual overdose deaths have risen from 492 in 2018 to 719 last year.
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.