Heroin in the News Archive

Aug

17

2018

August 17, 2018

PUBLIC HEARING State of Addiction Confronting the Heroin/Opioid Epidemic in Pennsylvania Wednesday – August 15, 2018 Cambria County Courthouse, Courthouse 1 Ebensburg, PA   AGENDA 6:30PM Welcome and Opening Comments Senator Gene Yaw, Chairman, The Center for Rural Pennsylvania 6:45PM Cambria County Drug Coalition Members: Ms. Tracy Selak – Cambria County BH, ID, EI and […]  [Read More]

Aug

09

2018

August 09, 2018

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, chaired by State Senator Gene Yaw, will hold a public hearing in Ebensburg on Wednesday, August 15 to gather more information on Medication Assisted Treatment services, Pennsylvania drug courts, and reemployment opportunities for people battling addiction to heroin and opioids. Senator Yaw Audio Senator Langerholc Audio  [Read More]

Jun

16

2018

June 16, 2018

Jun

11

2018

June 11, 2018

Public Policy and Best Practices for Reducing Opioid Harm | June 6, 2018 | 14 East Wing, State Capitol Building  [Read More]

May

01

2018

May 01, 2018

Winners of a statewide “Talk to Your State Senator” video competition will be announced online at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).  [Read More]

Apr

30

2018

April 30, 2018

Apr

11

2018

April 11, 2018

Sen. Yaw presents “State of Addiction” during Clarion University Opioid Conference.   [Read More]

Apr

10

2018

April 10, 2018

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) will participate in Communities in Crisis: PA’s Opioid Epidemic, a conference sponsored by the Mu Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society at Clarion University of PA and the Pennsylvania Emergency Nursing Association.  [Read More]

Mar

29

2018

March 29, 2018

Feb

13

2018

February 13, 2018

Nov

13

2017

November 13, 2017

Nov

13

2017

November 13, 2017

Nov

02

2017

November 02, 2017

With many investment advisers reporting that they have clients or client family members struggling with opioid use disorder, the Department of Banking and Securities has partnered with the Department of Health to provide a resource guide to assist financial professionals coping with this public health crisis.  [Read More]

Nov

01

2017

November 01, 2017

Oct

30

2017

October 30, 2017