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Training Opportunity: Current Drug Trends Symposium – August 29-30

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that every day, more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, Heroin, and synthetic opioids such as Fentanyl—is…

FREE EVENT – Florida Forward: Florida’s Opioid Crisis

Doors Open at 7:30 am Program begins at 8:00 am Addiction to heroin and related legal and illegal painkillers is a deadly plague in Florida and across the nation. Some 5,300 Floridians died from Opioid overdoses in 2016, a 36 percent jump…
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New Laws Force Drug Users Into Rehab Against Their Will – The Daily Beast

Several states have begun enacting involuntary civil commitment laws for people who with substance abuse issues. Read more.