An opioid overdose requires immediate medical attention. Call 911 immediately if you or someone you know exhibits any of the symptoms.
Illicit Opioid Use Risks More Than Overdose

Illicit Opioid Use Risks More Than Overdose

There are many dangers to illicit opioid use. Using and abusing illicit opioids comes with a laundry list of associated risks. Overdosing is the largest worry, but research has found illicit opioid users are susceptible to other diseases and conditions as well. Read...
Panel, Film Will Highlight Opioid Epidemic Solutions

Panel, Film Will Highlight Opioid Epidemic Solutions

The Jan. 29 event at Minnesota State University will include a screening of “The Opioid Fix,” a documentary co-produced by TPT-Twin Cities PBS and Mayo Clinic. Attendance is free, although registration is required as space in Ostrander Auditorium may be limited. Read...
The Wider Effects of America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Wider Effects of America’s Opioid Epidemic

“The impact of the opioid epidemic in America is staggering. Work by Anne Case and Angus Deaton of Princeton University has indicated that overprescription of pain-relieving drugs was a big factor in the increase in mortality among middle-aged whites that has...
Overdoses, Deaths Jump in Duluth, St. Louis County

Overdoses, Deaths Jump in Duluth, St. Louis County

Deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl now always found in heroin, experts say. Opioid overdoses increased by 64% in Duluth last year fro 2018, according to Duluth Police Department data. Fourteen people died from overdoses. Read More.