Experts urge better access to opioid rescue drugs to save lives

Jesse Blanchard, left, Glory Coronati, center, and Jasmine Kinchello, right, All Albany, Ga. , they stand near a hotel after handing out items such as needles, aces, food, and naloxone at a local hotel on Monday, January 23. , 2023, in Albany, Georgia (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Brian Anderson AP Albany, JA. Jesse Blanchard started small … Read more

The study found that pharmacies can help make opioid medications more accessible

A new study shows that pharmacies can offer patients a safe starting point for recovery from opioid use disorder. / courtesy Genoa Healthcare Providence — A new study by researchers at Brown University, The Hospital of Rhode Island, and The University of Rhode Island shows that having pharmacies that provide access to opioid disorder treatments … Read more

On his “first day”, US Senator Peter Welch speaks about the opioid crisis in Rutland

US Senator Peter Welch, D-Vermont, left, and US Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra, right, listen as City of Rutland Police Chief Brian Kilcullen, foreground, speak at a roundtable on the opioid crisis at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland on Monday, January 9th. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger On what he calls his … Read more