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The use of the synthetic opioid, fentanyl, has grown into a national health crisis across the country. The dangers have gotten to a point that some experts on calling the large spike of use as the third wave of the opioid epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), deaths due to fentanyl have increased 55% from 2020 to 2021. Read More

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Partnership to End Addiction launches RxAware – a Program to Curb Opioid Misuse and Educate Families

Partnership to End Addiction, a national nonprofit uniquely positioned to reach, engage and help families impacted by addiction, launched an innovative program that will help curb opioid misuse. The program, RxAware, aims to educate people on the wide array of non-opioid pain relievers available and offer ways to reduce the risks associated with opioid medications if prescribed. Read More

The 2022 National Drug Control Strategy to Address the Overdose Epidemic
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The 2022 National Drug Control Strategy to Address the Overdose Epidemic

As of April 2022, approximately 106,854 Americans throughout the country have lost their lives to a drug overdose. As a response, on April 21st, 2022, President Biden had sent his Administration’s inaugural National Drug Control Strategy, which would deliver on the call to action in the President’s Unity Agenda through a whole-of-government approach to overcome the overdose epidemic. 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