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White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Acting Director Regina LaBelle.

Addiction In The Pandemic: An Interview With White House Leader On Drug Control Policy

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FRANKFURT, Ky. (OVR) — When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released drug overdose death data last December, it warned about the impacts the ongoing pandemic has had on the addiction crisis. “The disruption to daily life due to the COVID-19 pandemic has hit those with substance use disorder hard,” CDC Director Dr. Robert… Read More

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Health Officials Say Ohio Drug Overdoses Drop by 22% in 2018

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of fatal drug overdoses in Ohio declined for the first time since 2009, according to state health officials, a milestone in the state’s ongoing battle with a deadly addictions epidemic. Preliminary figures from the Ohio Department of Health show the number of overdoses dropped more than 22% last year…. Read More