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Finding a future after opioid abuse, a young father gets his life back

The Odyssey House Art Project is comprised of men and women in treatment for substance use and mental health disorders. In a city where 1,374 died from drug overdoses in 2016 – and someone dies from an overdose every seven hours – these services are more critical than ever. Here…

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The ER department fighting the US opioid crisis

By Thomas Urbain AFP Opioid abuse has turned into a public health crisis in America, blamed for the deaths of tens of thousands of people. But one hospital is determined to reverse the epidemic. Since January, St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, which boasts the largest emergency room in New…

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