Combating the Heroin Epidemic

Environmental Resources & Energy Committee

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Op-Ed: Gov. Wolf - Politics before People

July 31, 2015

Like many of my colleagues in the Pennsylvania Senate, I was deeply disappointed that Governor Wolf chose to veto a $30.18 billon, no-tax, balanced state budget plan that would have made new investments in education, improved the funding mechanism for our schools and provided funding for critical state services.[...Read more]

Police Survey: Majority of PA Municipal Police Departments Respond to Drug Overdose Calls; Antidote Not Part of Response Kit

July 24, 2015

Eighty-four percent of Pennsylvania municipal police departments participating in a statewide survey conducted by the Center for Rural Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs said they responded to one or more drug-related overdose calls in the last 12 months.[...Read more]

Heroin and Opioid Addiction Treatment and Recovery Public Hearing – Scranton

July 24, 2015

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania has announced the second of three public hearings to be held across Pennsylvania to solicit testimony on heroin and opioid addiction treatment and recovery services.[...Read more]

Heroin and Opioid Addiction Treatment and Recovery - Scranton

July 23, 2015

THE CENTER FOR RURAL PENNSYLVANIA Heroin and Opioid Addiction Treatment and Recovery - Scranton July 29, 2015[...Read more]

MEDIA ADVISORY - Heroin and Opioid Addiction Treatment and Recovery Public Hearing

July 16, 2015

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania has announced three public hearings to be held across Pennsylvania to solicit testimony on heroin and opioid addiction treatment and recovery services.[...Read more]

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