Follow us on Twitter @deahq, #deacampus
Opioid education is now a college requirement in this state
(PBS NewsHour, September 12) In response to a record high number of drug overdoses in the state last year, Maryland lawmakers recently passed legislation making opioid education a requirement for students from elementary school to college.
Campuses tackle the opioid epidemic
(Community College Daily, September 28) Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech) in North Carolina was devastated by a fatal overdose on campus last month.
Opioid abuse prevention program expands in Tennessee, considers future
(The Daily Beacon, September 12) A program for prescription drug abuse prevention has expanded its presence in Tennessee, adding 26 counties to its program list.
Study: Parents less concerned with marijuana than alcohol
(Addication Professional, September 15) A study released this week by Caron Treatment Centers finds 26% of parents would be OK with sharing a marijuana joint with their son or daughter if they’re 18 or older.