So far, there are 18 confirmed opioid deaths this year in the county, and 83 suspected deaths.
“We share a message of hope, so please come walk in the door, you know, we deal in hope.”
WGRZBUFFALO, N.Y. — New numbers show the opioid crisis isn’t improving in Erie County.
Clergy from all over Western New York went to a workshop Tuesday at the Newman Center at the University at Buffalo to talk about how to solve this crisis.
“They want to know specifically how can they help people handle the spiritual component of addiction,” says Rev.
as declared in About 75 people attended the forum, sponsored by the News Sentinel and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation and open to the public.
CLOSE Skip in Skip x Embed x Share BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and the Knoxville News Sentinel sponsored Tennessee’s Opiod Epidemic Forum at West High School March 28, 2017 .
Buchanan, Knoxville Police Department Chief David Rausch and Dr. Angela Willis, chief medical officer for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, were panelists at a forum on “Tennessee’s Opioid Epidemic” on Tuesday evening at West High School.
Buy Photo From left Knoxville Police Department Chief David Rausch, Knox Health Department director Dr. Martha Buchanan and BlueCross BlueShield CMO Dr. Andrea Willis respond to a question at the Tennessee Opioid Epidemic Forum at West High School Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
Short-term treatment isn’t enough for most opioid addicts, audience members and panelists alike acknowledged.
State AG nominee: Response to opioid epidemic must be priority
as declared in Gordon MacDonaldState AG nominee: Response to opioid epidemic must be priorityCONCORD — Gordon J. MacDonald, Gov.
The nominee replied that he did not, and that the job of attorney general is to uphold New Hampshire law.
Chris Sununu’s nominee to be the next attorney general, said continuing a vigorous response to the state’s heroin and opioid abuse epidemic will top his priority list if he is confirmed as the state’s chief law enforcement officer.
“As the head of the Department of Justice, the attorney general leads the most consequential law firm in our state,” he said.
MacDonald, who would succeed Attorney General Joseph Foster, did not name the cases on his list.
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