Topic: Substance Use Disorder

ROUND-UP: Governor Wolf Announces Naloxone Standing Order to Combat Heroin Epidemic

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf stood with Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine yesterday at the Pennsylvania Medical Society as Dr. Levine signed a statewide standing order for naloxone, a medication that can reverse an overdose that is caused by an opioid drug. Check out some of the coverage of the naloxone standing order announcement.

Governor Wolf Joins Departments of Education, Health and Drug and Alcohol Programs to Support Use of Life-Saving Drug Antidote in Schools

Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf today joined Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy and Secretary of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Gary Tennis to announce support for the use of the life-saving drug antidote naloxone at schools across the commonwealth.