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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Governor urges passage of legislation to combat Heroin and Opioid Epidemicof overdoses associated with the medication with the patient or family. Sen. T
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
of overdoses associated with the medication with the patient or family. Sen. Tom McGarrigle introduced a bill to allow the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs to regulate recovery houses that receive federal, state, or county dollars and serve... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Squad to coordinate distribution of naloxone in Carbon Countythe drug that reverses overdoses. The commission is working on this distributi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
the drug that reverses overdoses. The commission is working on this distribution in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Physician General. “This solicitation... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Wolf administration unveils $5 million for Naloxone$5 million in state funding included in the 2017-18 state budget, Pennsylvania'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
$5 million in state funding included in the 2017-18 state budget, Pennsylvania's Department of Health, Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency worked together to make over... Read more
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TribLIVE
Naloxone kits available for Pennsylvania first responders under $5 million programreversed nearly 4,000 overdoses with naloxone, including 57 in Westmoreland and
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
reversed nearly 4,000 overdoses with naloxone, including 57 in Westmoreland and 221 in Allegheny, according to the state Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-837-5374,... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Pennsylvania receives $5.7 million federal grant to assist fight against opioid epidemicHARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf today announced in a press release that Pennsylv
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 19 days ago
HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf today announced in a press release that Pennsylvania, through its Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, has been awarded a $5.7 million Medication-Assisted Treatment Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction grant from... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board reports record salesand Allegheny county; • $4.5 million in licensing fees returned to local munic
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 21 days ago
and Allegheny county; • $4.5 million in licensing fees returned to local municipalities; and • $2.5 million to the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Net income for the year totaled $104.9 million, a $1 million, or 1 percent,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Prescription drug drop boxes installed at PSP stationsare an important part of the battle against this public health crisis," said Je
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
are an important part of the battle against this public health crisis," said Jennifer Smith, the acting secretary of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP). "The fight against the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania is a true team... Read more
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TribLIVE
Drug take-back boxes added at state police stations in Greensburg, Moonare an important part of the battle against this public health crisis,” Jennife
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
are an important part of the battle against this public health crisis,” Jennifer Smith, acting secretary of the state Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs said in a news release. About 13 people died every day in Pennsylvania in 2016 from... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania drug and alcohol helpline reports growth15,500 calls since its inception 10 months ago, officials said Thursday in a ne
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
15,500 calls since its inception 10 months ago, officials said Thursday in a news release. The call center through the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs operates around the clock and connects callers with help finding treatment and... Read more
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