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  National Addiction Treatment Week 2022 National Addiction Treatment Week 2020  


Rainbow “candy” fentanyl

From WTRF, 08/24/2022 | View original article West Virginia officials warn about “rainbow fentanyl”; It looks like candy MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) — Candy-colored “rainbow fentanyl” has made its way to West Virginia, the United States Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia and Mon Metro Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force announced during a press […]


Construction Awareness

What is Construction Opioid Awareness Week? An event for the construction industry to raise awareness and understand the potential dangers of prescription drug abuse. Who is Encouraged to Participate? Organizations of any size in the construction industry who are looking for an opportunity to show commitment to safety and compassion for their workers should participate. […]


Fentanyl Awareness

National Fentanyl Awareness Day May 10 2022  


#BlackBalloonDay

  Black Balloon Day, March 6 Across the United States, families and loved ones remember and celebrate the lives lost to overdose. This day has become known as Black Balloon Day. Black Balloon Day has become a national and international event, bringing awareness to overdose deaths. As with many things with the opioid epidemic, Black Balloon […]


Little-known Drugs Add to U.S. Overdose Count

From WTOP, by The Associated Press Two powerful drugs now adding to US overdose crisis Emerging reports show that two little-known drugs are making lethal new contributions to America’s drug overdose crisis. Para-fluorofentanyl and metonitazene are being seen more often by medical examiners looking into overdose deaths, according to a government report published Thursday. They […]


Opioid Treatment Equity

From NPR, by Marisa Penaloza Black Opioid Deaths Increase Faster Than Whites, Spurring Calls For Treatment Equity A study published Thursday reveals a growing racial disparity in opioid overdose death rates. Deaths among African Americans are growing faster than among whites across the country. The study authors call for an “antiracist public health approach” to […]


Naloxone Injection Approved

From the FDA. FDA approves naloxone injection to counteract opioid overdoses Action: FDA has approved ZIMHI (naloxone hydrochloride) injection as an additional option to treat opioid overdose. ZIMHI is administered using a single-dose, prefilled syringe that delivers 5 milligrams (mg) of naloxone hydrochloride solution through intramuscular (in the muscle) or subcutaneous (under the skin) injection. […]