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May 20, 2018 Opinion: Common sense on syringes and police reform in Charleston, WV is solution

May 20, 2018 Opioids, fentanyl may grab headlines, but local experts say methamphetamine serious problem in Clark County, WA

May 19, 2018 New Hampshire syringe programs: 'Meeting people where they're at'

May 18, 2018 Opioid epidemic discussed in Saranac Lake, NY

May 18, 2018 Appalachia Has Highest Risk of HIV & Hepatitis in Nation. Radio on syringe exchange

May 18, 2018 Kittitas County, WA Public Health Department to add new unit in Cle Elum; services will include a syringe exchange

May 18, 2018 Health Official Discusses Charleston, WV's Shuttered Needle Exchange Program

May 17, 2018 33 states have opened up clean needle exchanges to address the problem. Missouri is not one of them. Illinois is.

May 17, 2018 Johnson City, TN university starts new syringe exchange program

May 17, 2018 Hartford, CT Mark Jenkins Helps People Who Use Drugs Be Safe

May 17, 2018 Needle exchange program aims to reduce HIV in Bexar County, TX

May 17, 2018 Opinion: Support the Orange County, CA Needle Exchange Program

May 17, 2018 Rise In Hepatitis Cases Leads To Syringe Exchange Proposal in Indianapolis

May 17, 2017 Syringe exchange program helps stop spread of HIV, hepatitis - Wilmington, NC

May 17, 2018 DHHS: Humboldt County, CA has 3 times new Hepatitis C cases than state average

May 17, 2018 Kanawha-Charleston Health Board responds to harm reduction audit

May 17, 2018 S.F. Mayor Investing $6M In First-In-The-Nation Program To Help Opioid Users

May 17, 2018 Tippacanoe, IN Board of health meeting updates needle exchange

May 16, 2016 Harm Reduction Mobile Unit Could Serve Swain County, NC

May 16, 2018 Should Lexington, KY B.U.I.L.D. a better needle exchange? 'Yes,' say 2,000 people in 26 congregations.

May 16, 2018 Wayne County, IN commissioners don't budge on needle exchange

May 16, 2018 ETSU partnering with health groups for syringe exchange program - Johnson City, TN and Wise County, VA

May 16, 2018 San Antonio On the Cusp of Developing Texas’s First Legally Sanctioned Needle Exchange

May 15, 2018 Thousands participate in needle exchange program - Louisville, KY

May 15, 2018 Community Groups at Odds Over Syringe Access Program - Everett, WA

May 14, 2018 Meet Sarah Ziegenhorn: Harm Reduction Powerhouse - Iowa

May 14, 2018 How Effective Are Needle Exchange Programs?

May 14, 2018 Las Vegas' Needle Exchange Vending Machines Are A First In The U.S.

May 14, 2018 OPINION: The case for needle exchanges in Southwest Virginia

May 14, 2018 Meet the Forney, TX DJ who also offers public workshops on mental health maintenance, maintaining healthy relationships, harm reduction and more

May 13, 2018 Editorial: Health district should adopt needle exchange - Run in Everett, WA for decades, the program’s harm reduction benefits the public and those using drugs.

May 13, 2018 Report recommends KCHD, WV lose certification for needle-exchange program

May 12, 2018 West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources suspends Charleston needle exchange

May 12, 2018 Needle exchange program commences in Alderson, WV

May 12, 2018 Roeder: Prevention is key in eliminating HIV - Kenosha, WI

May 11, 2018 Heroine of heroin mails antidote to reduce opioid overdoses

May 11, 2018 Las Vegas syringe access program addresses fentanyl-related overdose among people who use meth

May 11, 2018 Iowa Legislature’s opioid bill did not go far enough

May 11, 2018 Santa Cruz County, CA needle litter

May 11, 2018 LETTER: Syringes the latest scourge of the Merrimack River - MA, NH

May 11, 2018 Inside York, PA's opioid battle: The women who help users stay alive

May 11, 2018 Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington: free online training on opioid crisis,  harm reduction

May 11, 2018 Hit Hard by Opioid Crisis, Appalachian States Expand Clean-Needle Programs

May 11, 2018 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical College Debunking myths of opioid use disorder

May 10, 2018 B.U.I.L.D., an organization of 26 religious congregations, called for improvements to Lexington, KY's existing needle exchange program

May 10, 2018 HEAL’s Harm Reduction program in Bangor, ME

May 10 , 2018 Regarding needle exchange programs, Surgeon General Adams said communities need to have a program that works best for them. Huntington, WV

May 9, 2018 Lawrence County, IN man who argued he had “legal authority” to possess two syringes under the county’s needle exchange program has lost his appeal

May 9, 2018 S.F., CA City Hall hands out 4.45 million syringes each year, says report

May 9, 2018 Wayne County, Indiana commissioners agree to extend syringe exchange for 2 years

May 9, 2018 King County, WA 2017 Drug Trends Report provides context for understanding the lives of drug users

May 9, 2018 NY Political Watch: Poll finds 90% believe opioids most insidious health crisis

May 9, 2018 Vitalyst Health Foundation awards 2018 innovation grants - Phoenix, AZ

May 8, 2018 Two new Access to Reproductive Care and HIV Services (ARCH) nurses join South Jersey AIDS Alliance, based in Atlantic City and includes a needle-exchange program

May 8, 2018 Opinion: Those needles littering the streets? The city gave them out - San Francisco, CA

May 8, 2018 Fentanyl Test Strip Research Ongoing in Baltimore, Boston, and Providence

May 8, 2018 Needle by Needle, a Heroin Crisis Grips California’s Rural North

May 8 ,2018 Needle exchange again the focus of Upshur-Buckhannon, WV Health Department meeting

May 7, 2018 Anne Arundel County, MD offers free hepatitis C testing as clean needle exchange talks stall

May 7, 2018 Arizona needle-exchange bill dies in legislature after losing momentum in Senate

May 7, 2018 Staten Island, NY DA Keeps Overdose Prevention Program Off His Turf

May 7, 2018 Charleston, W.V. mayor wants new needle exchange bill

May 7, 2018 Indiana Needle exchange program: 35 people tested positive for hepatitis C in April

May 7, 2018 Northwest Ohio Syringe Services and Lucas County’s needle exchange program offer free fentanyl test strips as part of harm reduction strategy

May 7, 2018 ‘The Narcan Lady’ Is on a One-Woman Mission for Harm Reduction in San Diego, CA

May 6, 2018 Opinion: Arizona Legislature does not make Honor Roll

May 5, 2018 Two magistrates in Scott County, KY asked to take fresh look at needle exchange

May 5, 2018 Chicopee, Massachusetts City Council considering needle exchange

May 5, 2018 Needle exchanges merit role in battle against opioid epidemic - San Antonio, TX

May 4, 2018 Congressional candidate and Lexington, KY Mayor hosts opioid council

May 4, 2018 Needle exchange program planned in Lorain County, OH

May 3, 2018 Benton-Franklin Health District in WA asked for funding to open a needle exchange

May 3, 2018 Maine can’t afford to play politics during the opioid epidemic

May 2, 2018 Maine Voices: We must demand that legislators fund care for those with substance use disorder Public health interventions save lives, but more friends and family will die if we don't pay for them now.

May 2, 2018 Chuck Isenhart of Dubuque, Iowa said he’ll keep lobbying to legalize needle exchange programs

May 2, 2018 Hepatitis C Cases increase for the United States, but decrease for Alaska

May 2, 2018 Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department's harm reduction programs serve the public's purpose well - Opinion WV

May 1, 2018 Street level programs in Merrimack Valley, MA are fighting spread of HIV

May 1, 2018 Allentown, the third-largest city in Pennsylvania, has no official disposal site for syringes

May 1, 2018 HIV cases down but stigma still exists in Scott County, IN

May 1, 2018 Kentucky, Indiana latest states to report hepatitis A outbreaks

May 1, 2018 Wyoming County, WV Health Department now offering mobile harm reduction program

May 1, 2018 JAMA Psychiatry Experts suggest Trump declare opioid epidemic a ‘national emergency’

April 30, 2018 Tampa, FL Guardian Angels among private citizens fighting the opioid crisis

April 30, 2018 An inside look at Snohomish County, WA's needle exchange

April 30, 2018 Feds sending $2M more for Vermont state addiction programs

April 30, 2018 Markey tackles opioid crisis in Town Hall meeting - Massachusetts

April 30, 2018 Changes in some laws might help combat opioid epidemic, Indiana report says

April 30, 2018 Butler County, OH adding second needle exchange service

APril 30, 2018 BATTLING AN EPIDEMIC - PART THREE: WHAT IOWA'S PARENTS, DOCTORS AND OTHERS ARE DOING TO OVERCOME OPIOIDS' FATAL EFFECTS

April 29, 2018 Harrison County, WV harm reduction program sees 1,800 patient visits in first year

April 28, 2018 Harm Reduction in Grand Rapids, MN

April 28, 2018 Needle exchange program to begin in Upshur County, WV

April 27, 2018 Wyoming County, WV launches needle-exchange as part of harm reduction program

April 27, 2018 Two Pennsylvania university deans explain how state-wide needle exchange programs impact the opioid crisis

April 27, 2018  Why a City at the Center of the Opioid Crisis Gave Up a Tool to Fight It - WV

April 27, 2018 New needle exchange program coming to Pasco, WA

April 27, 2018 Indiana county considers needle exchange program contract

April 26, 2018 Democrats, Public Health Experts Highlight Lack of Funds as Opioid Bills Advance - Nationwide

April 26, 2018 Gateway to Hope needle exchange program sees its return rate increase - KY

April 26, 2018 Wilmington, NC Police annual report focuses on the opioid epidemic

April 26, 2018 St. Louis MO Opinion: Need clinical solutions, not punitive reactions, to opioid crisis

April 26, 2018 Iowa City native returns home to fight the harms of the opioid crisis

April 26, 2018 Bexar Co. TX DA Nico LaHood’s Office Green Lights Opioid Needle Exchange Program

April 26, 2018 Wisconsin Drug Awareness: Disposal

April 26, 2018 CLEVELAND, Ohio - Indicators of the scope of Northeast Ohio's opioid crisis: needles and ZIP codes

April 25, 2018 S.F. Pins Down Its Needle Problem

April 25, 2018 Virginia's first needle exchange could open this year, as localities seek support for the programs

April 25, 2018 Mobile needle exchange service proposed in Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Orange and Santa Ana

April 25, 2018 Anatomy of an Epidemic: How Louisville is Fighting Hepatitis A

April 25, 2018 Southern NH HIV/AIDS Task Force Goes Mobile, Citing Lack of Federal or State Funds

April 25, 2018 Blackford County, IN health department to provide education/ free Hep C/HIV testing to local recovery groups

April 25, 2018 San Antonio, TX DA office’s support gives opioid task force green light to pursue needle exchange program

April 25, 2018 Addiction expert: Providing clean needles luncheon speech for the National Council of Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Essex County, NJ Section

April 24, 2018 Atlantic City, NJ needs syringe access program of S.J. AIDS Alliance, says Carol Harney

April 24, 2018 Syringe Sales Without a Prescription: What Pharmacists Think

April 24, 2018 Missouri Lawmakers consider implementing needle-exchange program

April 24, 2018 Harm reduction expert calls KCHD program a "model" - Charleston, WV

April 24, 2018 WV Infectious disease expert briefs Congress on needle exchange

April 24, 2018 Cambridge, MA City Manager appoints Administrative Opioid Working Group

April 24, 2018 MN STDs, hepatitis C infections continue to rise

April 24, 2018 Using Harm Reduction Strategies to End the Opioid and Hepatitis B and C Epidemics - Washington, DC speaker from WVU

April 23, 2018 Nashua Needle Exchange Program Aims To Make A Difference In Southern N.H.

April 23, 2018 Batavia, IL woman provides clean needles, naloxone to drug addicts

April 23, 2018 Austin, TX-based organization provides syringe access services to help save lives

April 23, 2018 Officials seeking needle exchange program in WV

April 22, 2018 Drug-overdose deaths decline in Berkeley County, WV

April 22, 2018 Iowa State Editorial: The lingering issue with opioids

April 22, 2018 WV Official: Increases in acute hepatitis C, increased testing

April 22, 2018 As opioid fight continues, Whatcom, WA is giving this away to the community to save lives

April 21, 2018 Amid opioid epidemic, hepatitis C patients getting younger - NY

April 21, 2018 Maine State Legislature isn’t addressing drug crisis, critics say

April 20, 2018 Professionals gather in Hagerstown, MD to discuss opioid epidemic

April 20, 2018 Arizona Needle Exchange Bill Stalls In Legislature, Despite Wide Support

April 20, 2018 Georgia - Pastor: church could give syringes legally

April 19, 2018 Opinion: Make needle exchanges legal throughout Texas

April 19, 2018 Orange County, CA's needle exchange awaits state approval for mobile service

April 19, 2018 The legacy of Maine's 128th Legislature on opioid issues is "up for grabs" in the next couple of week

April 19, 2018 ‘We’ve got to keep people alive’: Forum highlights problems, explores solutions to opioid epidemic - North Carolina

April 19, 2018 Cincinnati, OH - With overdose deaths up, what's ahead? We ask experts on the front lines of the epidemic

April 19, 2018 Indiana's Madison County tops state in hepatitis C cases per capita

April 19, 2018 Thumbs up…to reports showing needle exchange decreases needle sharing, increases HIV testing. Madison Co. KY

April 19, 2018 Chico, CA City Council Requests Syringe Exchange Talks

April 18, 2018 Scott County, IN renews needle exchange program

April 18, 2018 Upshur County, WV Health dept. to launch needle exchange program

April 18, 2018 WA Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health to address opioid crisis

April 18, 2018 Positive steps seen in tackling opioid crisis - Brattleboro, VT

April 18, 2018 KY Officials break down the Hep A outbreak

April 18, 2018 Lexington-Fayette County, KY Health Department To Add Second Day For Needle-Exchange Program and Lexington-Fayette Expanding Needle Exchange

April 18, 2018 It's ludicrous that Camden, NJ doesn't have a needle exchange

April 18, 2018 Series: Opioid Crisis on the Hi-Line - Montana

April 18, 2018 How The Opioid Crisis Could Lead To More Cases Of Liver Cancer In Oregon

April 18, 2018 Opioid Crisis Fuels A Spike In HIV Infections, And Experts Fear There’s More To Come

April 18, 2018 Opioid Crisis Causes Rise In Local Cincinnati HIV Infections

April 17, 2018 County's privatized needle exchange: Half a year later, what's changed? - WA

April 17, 2018 Six new syringe disposal sites planned for Portland OR area

April 17, 2018 CDC says addiction treatment, syringe service programs are key in preventing spread of Hep C - Kentucky

April 17, 2018 Crowd-Sourced Data Pinpoints Patterns of Needle Discard: Study shows harm-reduction opportunity in '311' info - Boston, MA

April 17, 2018 Magistrate Burke urges revival of needle-exchange talks - KY

April 17, 2018 Kentucky Leading Adoption of Needle Exchanges

April 17, 2018 How the City of San Francisco Is Tackling the Intertwined HIV/HCV and Opioid Epidemics

April 16, 2018 Charleston, WV Harm reduction task force to meet, city police, fire won't attend

April 16, 2018 Tippacanoe County's Two Future Mobile Units - IN

April 16, 2018 Eastern KY Needle exchange programs look to rehabilitate users and prevent spread of disease

April 15, 2018 New toll in Lowell, MA's opioid crisis: HIV rise

April 15, 2018 ‘You are saving lives’: NC Gov. Cooper praises Wilson’s community response to opioid crisis

April 13, 2018 In Anchorage, AK spring cleanups, syringe access program donates biohazard containers for needle litter

April 12, 2018 Greenbrier County, WV Health Department holds harm reduction program

April 12, 2018 National Mayors’ Institute on Opioids Includes City-County Delegations from Tacoma, Wash., Knoxville, Tenn.; Madison, Wis.; Huntington, W.Va.; Manchester, N.H.; and New Bedford, Mass.

April 12, 2018 Cleveland, OH Syringe Access Van On Fentanyl Test Strips

April 12, 2018 ‘We’re dying’: Feds hear from Utahns fighting on the frontline of the state’s rural opioids crisis

April 12, 2018 Knox Co. TN Health Dept. battling potential HIV, Hepatitis C outbreak

April 11, 2018 Maine faith leaders host vigil at State House - call for action on funding syringe access

April 11, 2018 No condoms at needle exchange on Mercy Health grounds after all - OH & KY

April 11, 2018 Kentucky Will Soon Lead Nation In Syringe Exchanges, But Work Isn’t Done

April 11, 2018 Maryville, Health District disagree on needle exchange program - WA

April 10, 2018 Professor discusses complexities of drug addiction - Ithaca, NY

April 10, 2018 Conversation begins on needle exchanges in Louisiana State Legislature

April 10, 2018 Opioid Crisis: Harm Reduction Comes to Santa Cruz

April 10, 2018 Surgeon General Supports Needle Exchanges To Limit Disease From Opioid Crisis - WV

April 10, 2018 Operation Rio Grande: How Two Cities Are Dealing With The Fallout UT

April 10, 2018 Pacific Pride Foundation Hosts Only Syringe Access Program in Santa Barbara County, CA

April 10, 2018 Alaska State officials will try to learn more about opioid crisis in FNSB

April 10, 2018 Georgia State Lawmakers lament lack of opioid legislation

April 9, 2018 Harm-reduction clinic opens in Jackson Co. IN

April 9, 2018 Southern Illinois non-profit helps lower spread of diseases through used needles

April 9, 2018 Chattanooga CARES nonprofit starts syringe exchange in Tennessee to combat drug abuse

April 9, 2018 U.S. Surgeon General Brings Naloxone and Syringe Access Message To Northern Kentucky

April 9, 2018 Portland, ME faces uphill battle in lawsuit against opioid makers amid growing need for services

April 8, 2018 Condom giveaways, needle exchanges Are Catholic hospitals called to more? Cincinnati, OH

April 8, 2018 New NC State-funded Grants Available to Combat Opioid Crisis

April 7, 2018 Alaska Health care providers call for syringe exchange

April 7, 2018 GKVF announces 8 grants, including harm-reduction program in Charleston, WV

April 7, 2018 Factoring in fentanyl: Number of fatal overdoses increases in Frederick County, VA

April 7, 2018 Here are possible ways to combat the opioid crisis - Columbus, OH

April 7, 2018 Discussions lead to possible solutions to opioid crisis - Trumbull Co. OH

April 7, 2018 Some patients find path to recovery through needle exchange program - Charleston, WV

April 6, 2018 Pacific Pride Foundation opens new office in Santa Maria

April 6, 2018 Hartford, CT Secures Grant To Combat Syphilis, On The Rebound In Connecticut And The Country

April 6, 2018 Seattle police release narcotics trend numbers that show methamphetamine skyrocketing

April 6, 2018 Fentanyl abuse linked to HIV infection uptick in Lawrence, MA

April 6, 2018 Rampant opioid injection: 'A ticking time bomb' that puts all Americans at risk for disease - Louisville, KY

April 5, 2018 New Santa Cruz, CA Harm Reduction Coalition bucks voices saying ‘shut it all down’

April 5, 2018 $100K Bloomberg grant green lights local addiction research, sets stage for possible larger grant - Ithaca, NY

April 5, 2018 New syringe exchange program coming to Pasco, WA

April 5, 2018 HIV is surging in Lawrence and Lowell, MA. The CDC wants to know why

April 5, 2018 Eye on Augusta ME: An Immigrant Center, Needle Exchanges, & More

April 4, 2018 A Radical Reversal: San Francisco has one of the lowest fatal-overdose rates in the U.S. Here's why.

April 4, 2018 Statistics ‘show value’ of needle exchange program in Grant Co. KY

April 4, 2018 Another unfortunate consequence from opioid epidemic - Henderson County, NC

April 3, 2018 Cincinnati Author and Former Addiction Counselor Examines Lives Caught in an Appalachian Crisis

April 2, 2018 MaineGeneral needle exchange program expands to Waterville, ME

April 2, 2018 Durham County, NC Launches a Safe-Syringe Program and Will Offer Free Narcan Kits to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

April 1, 2018 TAGline Spring 2018: News on the Fight To End HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, And Tuberculosis  

April 1, 2018 It’s up to You, New York: Moving towards HCV Elimination in the Empire State

April 1, 2018 Expanding needle exchange good for WA region

March 31, 2018 Letters: Syringe exchanges don't 'send wrong message' IN

March 31, 2018 VT/NH Officials Credit Reversal Drug With Leveling of Overdose Deaths

March 31, 2018 Gallia Health Department, OH releases annual report

March 31, 2018 OH Rural communities overwhelmed with hepatitis see few options

March 31, 2018 Raleigh, WV Health Department adding needle exchange to harm reduction program

March 31, 2018 In battle against opioid addiction, Wilmington, NC forms overdose team

March 31, 2018 Questions and answers about Charleston, WV needle exchange programs

March 31, 2018 Details about Cabell needle exchange surface after Charleston needle debate WV

March 30, 2018 Exchange of Ideas: How A Rural Kentucky County Overcame Fear To Adopt A Needle Exchange *Includes Time-Lapse Map of Ohio Valley Syringe Access Programs

March 30, 2018 Atlantic City, NJ Council weighing options on needle exchange program

March 30, 2018 Georgia's legislative session ends without authorizing syringe access

March 30, 2018 Arizona close to legalizing needle exchange programs

March 30, 2018 Former AZ prosecutor and judge speaks up about opioid policy

March 30, 2018 Grant Co. KY syringe exchange program continues to reduce threat of disease, connect to treatment

March 30, 2018 Newsmaker: Tyler Bartholomew, advocate for needle exchange program

March 29, 2018 Preston County, WV needle exchange program continues doing well

March 29, 2018 Huntington, WV syringe exchange program to continue

March 28, 2018 Syringe services program begins in Clermont County, OH

March 28, 2018 Health board wants lawyer to review Charleston police chief's rules

March 28, 2018 Needle exchanges for drug users could go statewide in Louisiana

March 28, 2018 Atlantic City Council Questions Future Of NJ’s Largest Needle Program

March 28, 2018 Catholic Rules Ban Condoms at Kentucky Needle Exchanges: ‘Where’s Galileo When You Really Need Him?’

March 28, 2018 Needle Program in Grant County, KY Showing Positive Results

March 28, 2018 Healing Drug Injection Wounds Can Help Get Care Closer To Patients - PA

March 27, 2018 Fiscal Court officials strike down needle exchange proposal in Lawrence County, Ky.

March 27, 2018 Harm Reduction A Priority For Those Combating Opioid Epidemic IN

March 27, 2018 Pasco needle exchange a first for the Tri-Cities, WA

March 27, 2018 Arizona bill would legalize needle-exchange programs

March 27, 2018 Iowa lawmakers should finally allow needle-exchange programs

March 27, 2018 Charleston mayor donates $5,000 to WV Health Right’s needle exchange program

March 27, 2018 ACLU-WV says they will be investigating communications relating to the needle exchange program among all City of Charleston agencies and institutions

March 27, 2018 WV Official: KCHD needle-exchange program will resume

March 27, 2018 WV State health bureau to evaluate Kanawha County harm reduction program

March 26, 2018 Charleston, WV Councilwoman: Mayor threatened to remove council members from committees over their votes to delay taking action on a bill that would have eliminated the needle exchange program

March 26, 2018 WV Kanawha County Health department suspends needle-exchange portion of harm reduction clinic

March 26, 2018 Arizona bill would legalize needle-exchange programs

March 25, 2018 Syringe exchange preparation part of Owensboro drug alliance's strategic plan for 2018 KY

March 25, 2018 WA Blue Mountain Heart to Heart celebrates progress

March 25, 2018 Berkeley County, WV drug overdose deaths down

March 24, 2018 Recovery experts: Misconceptions fuel addiction crisis NH

March 24, 2018 Needle Exchange Debate on "Inside West Virginia Politics"

March 24, 2018 Southern Indiana opioid threats down

March 24, 2018 Harrison County needle exchange sees rise in syringe numbers

March 23, 2018 TN Senate approves bill that could lead to needle exchange programs throughout the state

March 23, 2018 Area Prevention Specialists Learn New Tactics at Opioid Forum - Iowa

March 23, 2018 Hepatitis A precautions urged as more Louisville businesses affected

March 23, 2018 Hepatitis C infections on the rise - OH

March 23, 2018 WV drug policy director resigns after defending needle exchange

March 23, 2018 Coalition Address Nation's Opioid Crisis in Mason City, Iowa

March 22, 2018 The search for solutions in America's opioid crisis - UAB - Alabama

March 22, 2018 Maple Grove Civic Club Hears About Opioid Epidemic, MA

March 22, 2018 Surgeon General Talks Indiana Opioid Crisis

March 22, 2018 Aspire board approves needle exchange program in Madison County, IN

March 22, 2018 Why aren’t needle exchanges legal in PA? 

March 21, 2018 Charleston, WV Needle exchange has gone on for 7 years under the radar

March 21, 2018 IN Letters: 'I was using 40 to 60 syringes each week'

March 21, 2018 Arizona needle-exchange bill gets watered down in state Senate

March 21, 2018 $2 million for additional peer recovery coaches across West Virginia.

March 21, 2018 Needle exchange begins distributing retractable needles in Charleston, WV

March 21, 2018 Raleigh County, WV Considers Syringe Access

March 21, 2018 Taking A Bold STEP Forward - Chattanooga, TN

March 20, 2018 View: Missouri needs to join states with legal needle exchanges

March 20, 2018 'Needle exchanges' can counter drug abuse, disease, N.C. police tell Iowa legislators

March 20, 2018 Official worries of 'domino effect' if Charleston, WV needle exchange program closes

March 20, 2018 Scott County, IN improves health in community, state rankings

March 20, 2018 Racine County, WI report on drug-related overdoses and preventive resources

March 19, 2018 Charleston, WV council delays vote on needle-exchange program for 60 days

March 19, 2018 University of MI Study: Social, public health services crucial in fight against HIV/AIDS

March 18, 2018 PA public health leaders urge Gov. to decriminalize syringe exchanges

March 18, 2018 Ohio County gives out new syringes

March 17, 2018 OH County Health Department's needle exchange program continues after 2 1/2 years

March 17, 2018 Data shows most harm reduction patients live in Kanawha County, WV

March 16, 2018 Seven Cities Medic Collective Raises Funds for Harm Reduction Kits in VA

March 16, 2018 Kentucky city releases 2-year plan to fight drug epidemic

March 15, 2018 TN - Syringe exchange program provides users with clean needles, offers help

March 15, 2018 Chattanooga Cares begins needle exchange

March 15, 2018 Iowans Push to Legalize Underground Needle Exchange

March 15, 2018 SF, Amsterdam on 'Fast-Track' to reduce HIV

March 15, 2018 Officials: Needle Program in Wheeling, WV Doing Its Job

March 15, 2018 Jeffrey Singer: Arizona needs legalized needle exchanges

March 15, 2018 Indiana Needle exchange expands from 1 day a week to 4

March 15, 2018 Use emergency power to allow drug needle, syringe exchanges: Pennsylvania health leaders

March 14, 2018 An NYU Nurse-Epidemiologist Tackles Opioid Crisis Myths and Facts

March 14, 2018 Homer, Alaska gives voice to state’s response plan for opioid epidemic

March 14, 2018 Moving Beyond the Low-Hanging Fruit in HCV Diagnosis and Treatment

March 14, 2018 Treating People Who Inject Drugs: How to Reach a Difficult-to-Engage Population

March 13, 2018 Needle exchange program a no-go in Anderson Township, OH due to 'risk posed'

March 13, 2018 Why it’s not ‘enabling’ to make drug use safer

March 13, 2018 Brumage defends Charleston, WV needle exchange program

March 13, 2018 Clark County, KY Needle Exchange Program expands

March 13, 2018 Needle Exchange Program Won't Come to West Virginia Town

March 12, 2018 Eureka, CA Councilmember, Candidate, Share Different Views on Needle Exchange Ordinance

March 12, 2018 Mercer, WV Commissioners budgeting for opioid fight - mobile syringe access

March 12, 2018 AZ State bill could decriminalize Pima County's longstanding needle exchange

March 12, 2018 New Jersey Needs More Syringe Exchanges For Drug Users

March 11, 2018 West Virginia Officials address concerns about syringe exchange

March 11, 2018 Iowa Lawmakers can do much more on opioids

March 10, 2018 Research, experts: ending needle exchange in Charleston, WV won't make problems disappear

March 10, 2018 Hepatitis A Vaccine Available at Syringe Access Program Amid Louisville Outbreak

March 10, 2018 Bill to expand Miami-Dade needle exchange program will not pass this year, FL sponsor says

March 9, 2018 A Doctor's 11th-Hour Push To Convince Florida Legislators To Save Lives With Needle Exchange

March 9, 2018 First Needle Exchange in Fargo, ND Might Open within Two Months

March 9, 2018 Proposal to Look at Syringe Exchange Program in Chico, CA

March 8, 2018 Portland, OR plan to increase drop-box sites for easier syringe disposal

March 8, 2018 Anderson, OH Township trustees vote against needle exchange program

March 8, 2018 New CDC research links Scott County syringe program with HIV prevention

March 8, 2018 Iowans are trying to legalize an underground needle exchange

March 8, 2018 New Lowell, MA Needle exchange aims to curb HIV, other diseases

March 7, 2018 Peoria, IL North Valley needle exchange draws both praise, resistance

March 7, 2018 Hickory, NC advocate urges city budget for needle exchange

March 7, 2018 Eureka, CA Passes Syringe Management Ordinance

March 6, 2018 What's It Really Like Inside Lexington, KY's Needle Exchange Program?

March 5, 2018 Will needle exchange bill make it to finish line in Georgia?

March 5, 2018 Charleston, WV police chief, former health department leader debate needle exchange

March 4, 2018 Ag-Expert Panel Says Solutions To Opioid Abuse Best Found Locally - Kansas City

March 4, 2018 Efforts continue in West Virginia to extend decline of opioid deaths; barriers remain

March 3, 2018 Disease prevention focus of harm reduction program in Greenbrier County, WV

March 3, 2018 Letter: Hyacinth has proven record in needle exchange in Paterson, NJ

March 3, 2018 CDC: WV counties where HIV outbreak detected had no needle exchange

March 3, 2018 Ohio Valley - Rural Risk: Fighting Disease Amid The Opioid Crisis

March 2, 2018 Homeless shelter run by the needle-exchange program Prevention Point, in Philadelphia, PA

March 2, 2018 Needle Exchange Finally Coming To Springfield, MA

March 2, 2018 ‘Brothers and sisters, mothers and grandmothers.’ Rural needle exchange keeps folks alive - Washington

March 2, 2018 Eureka, CA City Ordinance set to lower syringe litter

March 1, 2018 Springfield, MA approves needle exchange program

March 1, 2018 Clean Syringe Exchange in Peoria, IL: “I stand with them”

March 1, 2018 Behavioral health group formed to fight opioid epidemic - Baton Rouge, LA

March 1, 2018 Salyersville City Council Okays Needle Exchange - KY

March 1, 2018 Needle exchanges: Should it be legal? - AZ

March 1, 2018 Charleston, WV mayor will seek to close needle exchange service

February 28, 2018 Story spurs donors to pay for needle exchange in Wolfe county, KY

February 28, 2018 Springfield, Ill. - Helping those who use: Springfield Harm Reduction Initiative

February 28, 2018 Syringe Exchange Expands To Carbon County, Utah

February 27, 2018 Needle exchanges coming to Newport and Clermont County, Greater Cincinnati & NKY

February 27, 2018 Harm reduction program coming to Greenbrier County, WV

February 27, 2018 Needle exchange program could expand to Palm Beach County, FL

February 27, 2018 With Approval in Newport, Two Needle Exchange Programs Can Open in NKY

February 27, 2018 Company gives Delaware $325K in grants for opioid crisis

February 26, 2018 Missouri House passes bill allowing free needles to drug users

February 26, 2018 Pittsburgh, PA Researchers say data offers hope in the opioid epidemic

February 26, 2018 Newport, KY Approves Needle Exchange With HIV Cluster Testing Underway

February 26, 2018 Needle exchange program concerns some Charleston, WV officials

February 26, 2018 Needle exchange could slow spread of disease in Iowa

February 24, 2018 Plumas County, CA new access systems

February 24, 2018 North Dakota's first syringe exchange program tackles trust issues

February 23, 2018 Needle exchange program coming to Brown County, OH

February 23, 2018 Needle Exchange Could Finally Come To Springfield, MA After Health Council Vote

February 23, 2018 Chesterfield County, VA applies to open syringe access program

February 23, 2018 Arizona needle-exchange bill passes House with unanimous, bipartisan support

February 22, 2018 Florida voters support needle exchange program 56%-20%

February 22, 2018 Manchester, NH mayor backs needle exchange

February 22, 2018 HIV testing campaign rolls out in NKY; needle exchange decision to come soon in Newport

February 22, 2018 Tippecanoe County, IN Needle Exchange Touts Increasing Return Rate After Six Months

February 22, 2018 Dialogue on opioid crisis focuses on causes and solutions: Poughkeepsie, NY

February 22, 2018 Aspire wants comprehensive program to fight spread of hepatitis C, HIV - Indiana

February 21, 2018 The Myth of What’s Driving the Opioid Crisis

February 21, 2018 Our Opinion: Uniting stakeholders to overcome opioid epidemic in Wilson - North Carolina

February 21, 2018 Flatlining: Scott's Budget Ignores Opioid Crisis, Critics Say - Vermont

February 21, 2018 Midwest Harm Reduction Institute Sees Progress

February 20, 2018 The Poison We Pick

February 20, 2018 Arizona House considers legalizing needle exchange programs

February 20, 2018 How to beat the opioid crisis using the tools of public health - Wisconsin

February 20, 2018  Tippecanoe Co. Commissioners Delay Moving Exchange Program - Indiana

February 19, 2018 New director of WV's Office of Drug Control Policy shares vision

February 19, 2018 Volunteers put together life-saving kits to combat opioid crisis - North Carolina

February 17, 2018 Providing help: Syringe exchange working as it adds new locations - Indiana

February 17, 2018 Missouri House Approves Needle Exchange Bill (HB 1620)

February 17, 2018 Florida bill aimed to expand needle exchange programs

February 17, 2018 Report: 'Vague awareness' of opioid epidemic in El Paso County, CO

February 16, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Needle exchange program is success, continues to grow

February 15, 2018 Kentucky City Approves Needle Exchange Program For Drug Users

February 14, 2018 WV Harm Reduction Program needs city support

February 14, 2018 Commission van will put the Harm Reduction Program on the move - WY

February 14, 2018 Georgia's HB 161 Passed House Health and Human Services Committee

February 14, 2018 Frederick, MD Health Dept. Looking At Establishing Needle Exchange

February 14, 2018 Project 4-14 aims to save lives in memory of one lost - Ohio

February 14, 2018 Nashville, TN AIDS awareness group offering needle exchange

February 13, 2018 Why Police Need to Get Behind Needle Exchanges

February 13, 2018 Lawmakers consider syringe exchange program in Iowa

February 12, 2018 Statewide needle-exchange program will save lives of opioid-addicted Floridians

February 12, 2018 Ex-health workers say closing New Haven, CT needle exchange fueled ODs

February 12, 2018 Fargo, ND leaders vote for new syringe exchange program downtown

February 12, 2018 Churches in Richmond, KY become sites for syringe exchanges; want to be part of the solution

February 8, 2018 Register Now! Hidden Casualties Webinars: National Partners’ Response to the Opioid Epidemic & Infectious Diseases from HHS

February 7, 2018 NIH and opioid response get boost in Senate budget deal

February 6, 2018 Study: Lorain County, OH missing 3 key treatment methods to fight opioid crisis

February 3, 2018 Overdose calls rise; deaths drop on Cape and Islands - MA

February 3, 2018 Opioid epidemic may be responsible for more HIV cases - Fredericksburg, VA

February 2, 2018 As More Turn From Prescription Opioids To Heroin, Can Arizona Keep Up?

February 2, 2018 California To Drug Users: We’ll Pay For You To Test Your Dope

February 2, 2018 Dispelling myths: Syringe exchange helps communities - Hudson, NY

February 1, 2018  As Nation Struggles to Confront Opioid Crisis; Fund Announces $2.4M for Syringe Service Programs and Policy

February 1, 2018 Orange County’s only needle exchange shuts down after Santa Ana denies permit

January 31, 2018 The Surprising Ease of Buying Fentanyl Online

January 31, 2018 5 common misconceptions about Philly’s ‘safe-injection site’ (aka CUES)

January 30, 2018 Is 20.8 Million Pain Pills Over a Decade a Lot for One Town? It Depends.

January 29, 2017 Safe Injection Facilities Save Lives

January 27, 2018 Letter Writing Campaign - Legalize Syringe Exchange in Iowa

January 26, 2018 With 175 Americans dying a day, what are the solutions to the opioid epidemic?

January 26, 2018 What it will take to fight the opioid epidemic: Sens. Roy Blunt and Shelley Capito

January 25, 2018 Why some US cities are opening safe spaces for injecting heroin

January 24, 2018 Philadelphia to establish ‘safe injection sites’

January 24, 2017 Safe injection site uproar reminds Rendell of needle exchange fight 27 years ago

January 24, 2018 In Washington, DC, people who use opioids confront the epidemic and intervene to stop death

January 24, 2018 Needle Exchange Program Passes Committee - Florida

January 23, 2017 Safe injection sites to fight opioid overdose deaths get green light from Philadelphia officials

January 17, 2018 The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction

January 10, 2018 Increases in Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to a Growing Opioid Epidemic and Associated Injection Drug Use, United States, 2004 to 2014

January 10, 2018 Opioid Crisis: No Easy Fix to Its Social and Economic Determinants

January 10, 2018 To understand why America’s opioid epidemic keeps getting worse, just look at this map

January 14, 2018 Mapping How The Opioid Epidemic Sparked An HIV Outbreak

January 13, 2018 Needle exchange advocates ask [Pennsylvania] governor to do more

January 9, 2018 NKY, Cincinnati see sharp rise in HIV cases linked to injected drug use; CDC to assist NKY

December 15, 2017 Clean needle programs allowed under New Orleans City Council measure

November 2017 Whitewashed: The African American Opioid Epidemic

June 21, 2017 Syringe Services: A Critical Piece to Ending the HIV Epidemic

More from 2016

January 27, 2016 Hoosier county starting to more use of needle-exchange program

January 21, 2016 New Efforts To Address America’s Growing Addiction Crisis

January 21, 2018 How a ‘Perfect Storm’ in New Hampshire Has Fueled an Opioid Crisis

January 18, 2016 New Access To Federal Funds For Syringe Exchange Is Welcome Support For Rural Areas Facing Addiction

January 11, 2016 A boost for needle exchanges

January 6, 2016 Republicans in Congress ended the decades-long funding ban on needle exchange programs

December 16, 2015 HIV Outbreak costs state $58 million

December 15, 2015 Law Enforcement Lead West Virginia Efforts to Implement Syringe Exchange Programs

December 10, 2015 Few needle exchanges in small towns, suburbs hit by surge in heroin use

December 3, 2015 Scott Co. health officials sharing what they've learned about HIV with the rest of the country

November 30, 2015 Memorial hosted for heroin deaths

November 23, 2015 Thousands of drug users are rescuing each other with antidote naloxone

November 17, 2015 Here's What You Need to Know About HIV Before You Read Anything About Charlie Sheen

November 12, 2015 Proposed city budget includes needle exchange program

November 9, 2015 Hoosier Survey finds public support for needle exchanges

November 5, 2015 Chris Christie Makes Emotional Plea To Rethink Drug Addiction Treatment

October 30, 2015 Drug czar asks state to help, not jail offenders

October 21, 2015 Obama Strikes Personal Note as He Urges Help for Addiction

October 14, 2015 Sheriff hires additional officer to combat HIV drug problem

October 12, 2015 Syringe Exchange Program in Monongalia County Helps Those with Addiction

October 7, 2015 Research: Needle-sharing dropped among addicts using Indiana exchange

September 28, 2015 Charleston to possibly launch needle exchange program by December

September 22, 2015 Council Approves Ordinance to Legalize Needle Possession for Potential Needle Exchange Program

September 15, 2015 UC doctor takes on heroin epidemic with needle exchange program

September 9, 2015 Needle-exchange program quietly protects public health

September 1, 2015 Louisville expands needle exchange program as S. Indiana HIV cases increase

August 24, 2015 Up to 20 Indiana counties may soon have needle exchange

August 12, 2015 State officials: Heroin overdose deaths spike in Mississippi

July 22, 2015 Training Begins for Syringe Exchange Program

July 13, 2015 Editorial: State should play big part in syringe program

July 10, 2015 As national heroin rates surge, Miami-Dade still lacks a needle exchange program

July 1, 2015 DHHR to Launch Syringe Exchange in Cabell County

June 30, 2015 District sees ‘remarkable’ drop in number of newly reported HIV cases

June 24, 2015 Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent HIV Outbreaks, Experts Say

June 23, 2015 How Syringe Exchanges Help Stem the Spread of HIV

June 9, 2015 Louisville begins syringe drop & swap program

June 1, 2015 Needle exchange plans include street outreach

May 20, 2015 Internist Speaks Volumes for Those Suffering in Silence

May 13, 2015 A critical need for needle exchanges in NC

May 2, 2015 Work to prevent opiate drug abuse

April 24, 2015 HIV outbreak in Indiana grows

April 24, 2015 MMWR: Community Outbreak of HIV Infection Linked to Injection Drug Use of Oxymorphone

April 17, 2015 Rural Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

April 17, 2015 At Least 120 Now Infected In Indiana HIV Outbreak

April 11, 2015 Rural Indiana county’s HIV outbreak tops 100 cases

April 3, 2015 Activists Blame Indiana HIV Outbreak on Officials’ Ignorance About the Disease

March 30, 2015 How an HIV outbreak hit rural Indiana — and why we should be paying attention