On Thursday, the American Medical Association (AMA) and Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) announced a recent study of state responses to the opioid epidemic showed Pennsylvania had made “considerable progress” toward curbing substance abuse disorder in the commonwealth. “We conducted this analysis because it’s essential that policymakers know what is working, and where additional progress can […]
On Thursday, March 1, Governor Wolf continued his fight against the opioid epidemic, when he announced an initiative to remove barriers for people receiving medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder.
Since Governor Wolf declared a 90-day opioid disaster declaration on January 10, the Opioid Command Center has overseen events to announce initiatives set forth in the declaration and held a media availability with command center agencies to provide an update on progress.
September is National Recovery Month, and Pennsylvania is celebrating people who successfully live in recovery from addiction to alcohol, opioids, or other drugs.
She had good family, healthy hobbies, and was on a successful career path, but at 25 years old, that all changed with opioids.