June 26, 2018

Opioid Crisis Takes A Toll On Economic Outlook For Many Americans, Fed Says

One out of five Americans say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new report about the […]
June 25, 2018

COSA-NCADD is a Hit at Riverwalk Stadium

It was the 25th anniversary of “The Sandlot” at Riverwalk Stadium and the Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) made a major appearance. COSA-NCADD was on hand […]
June 25, 2018

How The Opioid Crisis Is Depressing America’s Labor Force

It’s been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to […]
June 25, 2018

Generation Addicted: College Students Lobby For Campus Cops, RAs To Carry Narcan

Gerald Fraas learned his friend had died of an opioid overdose via text. It was a crappy way to learn the news, and it was “absolutely […]
June 20, 2018

Beyond Opioids: How A Family Came Together To Stay Together

For most of her childhood, growing up in southeastern Pennsylvania, Kelly Zimmerman felt alone and anxious. She despaired when her mother was depressed or working late […]
June 20, 2018

Free Naloxone Clinic Successful, But More Work Needed to Combat Opioid Crisis

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, 31 people have died from heroin overdoses, and 18 have died from Fentanyl overdoses just this year. […]
June 19, 2018

Common Issues Men Face in Early Recovery

In the early stages of addiction, men face a number of barriers and obstacles that keep them from getting the help they need. The cultural expectations […]
June 19, 2018

Protecting Your Family: Opioid Addiction, Overdoses and Recovery

Madison County experienced 75 opioid-related deaths in 2017. That’s one every five days. On Tuesday morning, Mr. Webster came in to give you even more information […]
June 15, 2018

Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

  Birmingham, Ala. — March 25, 2018– According to the Associated Press, the $1.3 trillion budget appropriation President Trump signed on Friday includes $4.6 billion that will […]