Opioid Epidemic

Is the Funding Budget Enough to put an End to the Opioid Epidemic?

Is the Funding Budget Enough to put an End to the Opioid Epidemic?

Opioid use and abuse has long been a problem in the united states. However, the problem has become a major crisis that has called for additional funding. Published earlier today by SFGATE, “The federal government will spend a record $4.6 billion this year to fight the nation’s […]

2018-03-28T01:50:40+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: opioid abuse|Tags: , , , |

Prescription Opioids

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Gov. Henry McMaster announced an executive order and state of emergency ‘silent hurricane’ on the opioid crisis in South Carolina


Governor declares opioid epidemic in South Carolina a ‘silent hurricane,’ launches Opioid Emergency Response Team

Calling it a “Silent Hurricane,” Gov. Henry McMaster announced an executive order and state of emergency on the opioid crisis in South Carolina.

The Opioid Epidemic Order

The order brings together most of the top agencies in the state of S.C., including: South […]