Woman On Opioid Awareness Walk Ends 2,575 Mile Journey In Key WestA South Carolina woman arrived in Key West, completing a 2,575-mile walk to create awareness of the opioid overdose crisis.
Mentoring Matters: Opioid Recovery Starts With A Strong Support System And Proper GuidanceIn 2017 more people died of opioid overdoses than from both gun violence and car accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Docs, Dentists Skip Mandatory Opioid TrainingAbout one in four Florida health care providers failed to take a two-hour continuing education course on proper opioid prescribing by the required January 31st deadline.
House Approves Prescription Limits In Opioid FightFlorida House unanimously passed a measure that approves prescription limits in opioid fight.
House Looks To Spend $50 Million On Opioid BattleThe Florida House wants to target $50 million toward opioid treatment and prevention in the upcoming year.
How Is Congress' $1 Billion Fight Against Opioid Crisis Working Out?President Donald Trump's plan to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency won't bring new dollars to fight a scourge that kills an estimated 142 Americans each day, but will expand access to medical services in rural areas and shift some federal HIV money to help addicts, White House officials said Thursday.
Florida Gov. Proposes Legislation & $50M Investment To Fight Opioid AbuseFlorida Governor Rick Scott is making moves to combat the state’s growing opioid crisis.