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International Overdose Awareness Day 2016

GRASP/ Broken No More and Partner Organizations Host Events across the United States to Commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day Grieving Parents Memorialize Lost Loved Ones, Celebrate Advances in Overdose Prevention and Call for Further Change. International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31 st . On the 31 st  and in the days leading up to […]

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As need grows for painkiller overdose treatment, companies raise prices

Source: LA Times Author: Melody Peterson Date: July, 17th 2016 Aimee Dunkle began helping to distribute the drug naloxone — the life-saving antidote to prescription painkiller overdoses — after her son died. Ben Dunkle, 20, was with three people when he overdosed in 2012, she said. She believes he would be alive today if they […]

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Address drug abuse

Source: The ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Date:July 17, 2016 Author: The ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER EDITORIAL With fatal drug overdoses at a 10-year high in O.C., it is important to take the time to reevaluate our approach to drug abuse and tackle the harms of such abuse through evidence-based practices proven to save lives. According to reporting […]

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