Washington D.C. – The Annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for outstanding leadership recognizes Arkansas Drug Director Kirk Lane for his leadership in recovery support programs across his state and nationally. The award was established in honor of Congressmen Jim Ramstad and Patrick
More than 1,000 lives have been saved through the Arkansas Naloxone Project, which provides Naloxone (often referred by the brand name Narcan) kits to first responders across the state. Beyond saving a life, first responders are tasked to provide treatment
Arkansans continue to entrust in the DEA Drug Take Back Day program leading the state to another top 10 completion in multiple categories nationally, including ranking third in grand total pounds per person. The state ranks fifth nationally in pounds
What: 20th Arkansas Prescription Drug Take Back Day (partnership with the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day) When: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021 Where: At secure collection sites statewide; full list at https://www.artakeback.org/take-back/collection-sites/ The Arkansas
🏌️♀️ Golfing To Save Lives 🏌️♂️ Please join us in the month of April for a unique golf event. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Parker Gill Foundation to save lives through the support of prevention and recovery
Natural State Recovery Centers (NSRC) has just opened the only drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in Arkansas to offer all levels of care, treating people from crisis to sustainability. It is no secret that Arkansas, along with other states
A 2-year-old boy’s life was saved by the quick actions of Texarkana police officers Sunday night. Texarkana Interim Police Chief Kristi Bennett credits the continued training of officers and naloxone kits, both of which were provided by the Criminal Justice
The 10-year anniversary of the Arkansas Drug Take Back Day set a new record for prescription medications collected with nearly 20 tons for 2020. It moved Arkansas from number 13th nationally in 2019 to 7th nationally on October 24, 2020.
WHAT: The Drug Enforcement Administration, joined by the U.S. Postal Service and Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier, will hold a dedication ceremony for the release of the Drug Free USA Forever stamp, coinciding with Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31, to
What: Arkansans are invited to celebrate ten years of protecting their families, their neighbors, and the environment by bringing unused or expired medications to more than 250 secure drop-off locations statewide. When: Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.