Drug addiction

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Callie Greer overcomes tragedy to be a voice for her community

BY: - November 24, 2023

Spend five minutes with Callie Greer and two aspects of her essence come out. The first is a boundless optimism, an abiding faith in both God as well as humanity, her going with her mission to save the world from itself. The second is a layered resiliency that appears immune to disappointment, as if she […]

Organizations make their pitches for Alabama opioid settlement money

BY: - November 20, 2023

Lawmakers and public officials heard proposals from different organizations Thursday for spending grant money from the state’s share of a national opioid settlement agreement. Fourteen groups who made their pitch for funding to members of the Oversight Commission on Opioid Settlement Funds during Thursday’s meeting, hoping to secure a grant from the estimated $249 million […]

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University of Montana working on vaccine for fentanyl, heroin overdose

BY: - September 18, 2023

A vaccine to prevent overdosing on fentanyl and one for heroin are in the works at the University of Montana and partner institutions. Human trials are expected to start in early 2024 for both vaccines, according to UM. UM researcher Jay Evans, who leads a campus center working on the vaccines and co-founded university corporate […]