Overdose Prevention Centers Save Lives and Aren’t “Heroin Shooting Galleries” As Those Less Informed on Harm Reduction May Lead You to Believe | Opinion
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Overdose Prevention Centers Save Lives and Aren’t “Heroin Shooting Galleries” As Those Less Informed on Harm Reduction May Lead You to Believe | Opinion

Today is our nation’s first-ever National Fentanyl Awareness Day. This makes today, now more than ever, a fitting time to reflect on OPCs and their place in our city and our community. Far too many lives have been lost to the overdose and addiction crisis this country is facing. Action needs to be taken before any more lives are lost to overdoses, which are reversible with the use of naloxone and the integration of more OPCs. Read More

The First Ever National Fentanyl Awareness Day
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The First Ever National Fentanyl Awareness Day

It has recently been announced by a broad coalition of nonprofit organizations, major corporations, government agencies, and schools – such as Google, Snap, Meta, the Ad Council, Shatterproof, and Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) – that they will officially be launching the first National Fentanyl Awareness Day on May 10, 2022. Read More

Wisconsin Awarded $400 Million in Opioid Settlements
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Wisconsin Awarded $400 Million in Opioid Settlements

Announced earlier this afternoon, Wisconsin was awarded $400 million from two class action lawsuit settlements related to the opioid crisis. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) wrote in a statement that “Wisconsin will receive over $400 million from separate settlements with three opioid distributors (Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen) and Johnson & Johnson. Read More