Vaping confiscations in Wilson County Schools cut in half, but officials believe students are just better at hiding e-cigarette use
The high school yearbook is a staple of American teenage life. But for some, it also is a reminder of failed dreams, lost opportunities and the sheer toll of the opioid crisis.
And according to data from Deutsche Bank Research, opioid-related deaths per million inhabitants has drastically increased in the U.S. compared to the other Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries. ... See more
Communicate, empathize, rehabilitate...
"New York's action provides a major boost for the growing national movement to end the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products," said Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids President Matthew Myers ... See more
FOX 35 News has learned that federal officials have launched an investigation into what doctors are calling a vaping-related death in Central Florida. Donald Boyd says his 28-year-old son, Kyle, went to bed last week and never woke up. He went into cardiac arrest twice and never regained consciousne... ... See more
Did you see us in the Lebanon Democrat? https://www.lebanondemocrat.com/lebanon/news/wilson-county-to-tackle-mental-illness-substance-abuse-in-community/article_fef48b88-7b57-537d-ba37-7b7ccd782256.html ... See more
Wilson County will be participating in a 1 ½ day workshop Dec. 18-19 for the development of integrated strategies to effectively identify and respond to the needs of justice-involved adults
1160 Certified Peer Recovery Specialists in TN and many more waiting to go through the program...incredible. These folks provide a great service to help others. Thank you!
Help is on the Way !!!
Today was a big day for @drugfree.wilco. We are now officially a non-profit corporation with a Tax ID Number and applied for 501(c)3 classification pending in the next 6 months. The coalition is extremely excited to start the planning process on December 18 & 19 to identify our priorities for change and bring significant funding to Wilson County through the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Based Program grant that we were approved for. Great things are on the way! ... See more
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pharmacies in Ohio will soon offer biodegradable bags so people who are prescribed opioids for work injuries can safely dispose of any opioids they don't use. Gov. Mike DeWine said in a statement that the program is intended to prevent addiction when injured workers are p... ... See more
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