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Leaving A Legacy In Service: Burks Recognized By State Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council

Friday, March 23, 2018
Ron Burks leaves behind a legacy from the 20 year plus service to the Arkansas Alcohol & Drug Abuse Coordinating Council.

On the Capitol Steps Today: AR Drug Czar Join State Leaders for Opioids & Lawsuit Announcement

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Arkansas Drug Director Kirk Lane spoke to a large crowd at the State Capitol about the Opioid Epidemic in Arkansas. In response, leaders announce a joint lawsuit with nearly all Counties and Cities of Arkansas.

President Trump's Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse & Reduce Drug Supply & Demand

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
“We will work to strengthen vulnerable families and communities, and we will help to build and grow a stronger, healthier, and drug-free society.” – President Donald J. Trump

For Arthritis Pain, Nonopioid Drugs Work as Well as Opioids

Friday, March 16, 2018
Opioids are no better than nonopioid pain relievers for treating the chronic pain of osteoarthritis, a clinical trial has found.

The Lethal Dose

Friday, March 16, 2018
This picture shows the lethal doses of Fentanyl and Carfentanil relative to a lethal dose of Heroin. How does this affect Arkansas? ...

Blue & You: Narcan Training is SAVING LIVES

Thursday, March 08, 2018
How is 1,300 Narcan Kits and 21 officers saving lives in Arkansas?

Governor Releases $600,000 in Rainy Day Funds To Support Arkansas’ Drug Task Forces

Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Governor Asa Hutchinson today released $600,000 in Rainy Day funding for the state’s drug task forces, with approval of the Joint Budget Committee of the Arkansas General Assembly, providing additional resources to key law-enforcement agencies while federal funds are delayed.

New Grant Program Expands Availability and Usage of Naloxone to Reduce Overdose Deaths in the State

Wednesday, March 07, 2018
A ceremonial check presentation and an initial “train-the trainer” program will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Criminal Justice Institute, located at 26 Corporate Hill Drive in Little Rock.

THV11 explores Ark. addiction crisis in documentary-style program

Monday, March 05, 2018
The THV11 team has announced the airing of "Saving A Generation: The New Face of Drug Addiction"

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