Posts Tagged Opioid Crisis

Shenandoah Valley Program Aims to Share Life-Saving Overdose Drug

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In response to Virginia’s opioid crisis, which the State Health Commissioner declared a “public health emergency” last year, counties across the Commonwealth are stepping up their efforts to wage war against fatal overdoses. A new program in Central Shenandoah makes it easier for locals to stop an overdose in its tracks. Jessie Knadler reports.

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New Fund Looks to Help Stem Tide of Opioid Crisis

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For the record number of people addicted to opiates in Virginia, help is on the way. Michael Pope reports.

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