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U.S. House passes three proposals as part of Bipartisan Opioid Task Force’s 2020 legislative agenda

The bills authorize grants to states and tribal organizations to increase access to prevention, treatment and recovery for opioid use disorder and more

Fitzpatrick, Kuster release statement on Purdue Pharma’s conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

The lawmakers believe Purdue intentionally caused millions of unsuspecting people to become addicted to powerful painkillers for profit

State launches substance use disorder stigma reduction campaign

Life Unites Us is an evidence-based approach to stigma reduction

September is National Recovery Month

This year’s theme is ‘Join the Voices of Recovery: Celebrating Connections’

Third naloxone standing order allows it to be obtained by mail

The life-saving medication can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose

Wolf signs 11th renewal of opioid disaster declaration

The declaration allows the state to loosen regulations and work outside of typical procedures to expedite aid to help those suffering from opioid use disorder

Wolf announces partnership with Shatterproof to end substance use disorder stigma

The national nonprofit’s strategy, titled The Movement to End Addiction Stigma, identifies nine commonly cited drivers of the opioid epidemic

Opioid Command Center releases strategic plan, roadmap to fight epidemic

The plan aims to develop initiatives to address the ever changing need for support and resources

Finding local solutions

Neshaminy Coalition for Youth and Council of Southeastern PA awarded drug-free community grant
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Always Best Care donates to Turkey Drop benefit

$2,500 will help provide holiday meals to less fortunate families in the area

COVID-19 antigen test kits to be distributed in Bucks

The kits will be given to long-term care facilities, higher education institutions and more

KleinLife to participate in 2020 Subaru Share the Love event

Funds will help the organization continue its Home Delivered Meals Program in Bucks County and surrounding areas