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End The Epidemic

Wall of 22,000 pills is memorial to opioid overdose victims
A memorial wall opens to the public in Chicago on Friday that includes 22,000 pills each engraved with the face of someone who died of an opioid overdose
4:11PM ( 1 week ago )
NGHS partners with state organization to offer opioid overdose help
The Northeast Georgia Health System announced the launch of a new recovery program for opioid overdose victims at an event Wednesday at the Gainesville campus of Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
2:30PM ( 1 week ago )
Georgians urged to drop off unused prescription medications
Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to collect unused or expired prescription drugs
5:00AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Trump declares opioids a public health emergency
Trump directs health department to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency
3:56PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Trump readies opioid plan amid worries it won't be enough
President Donald Trump's long-awaited declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency finally arrives this week, but some advocates are worried that it won't be backed with the money and commitment to make much difference
4:47PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Christie denies making remark about Trump, opioid crisis
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is denying a published report that he said Donald Trump's "presidency is over" if he doesn't recognize the seriousness of the opioid crisis
3:04PM ( 3 weeks ago )
LISTEN: "I didn't see it coming": What one family said about losing their son to opioid addiction
Tane Robson Shannon shares the story of losing her son to opioid abuse. Grades were good. Everything seemed "normal." But things were far from it. Hear the advice she has for families to keep from finding themselves in the same situation.
4:45PM ( 1 month ago )
LISTEN: Get a look at opioids from a doctor's perspective
Dr. Tennant Slack talks about the use and abuse of opioids as a physician who works with pain management.
4:45PM ( 1 month ago )
LISTEN: Dallas Gay shares an overview of the scope of opioid addiction
Dallas Gay discusses the scope of the opioid problem in the North Georgia area and what is being done to combat it.
4:30PM ( 1 month ago )
LISTEN: Hear one young man's struggle with opioid addiction
North Georgia resident Avery Nix shares details of his struggles with opioid addiction from how he got started while in high school to how he was able to get clean and use his experience to help others.
4:30PM ( 1 month ago )