Category Archives: Overdose

Update on the Overdose Task Force Meeting from 1-10-18

At the Overdose Task Force meeting last night our own Michelle spoke from the heart about her recovery and  Cheryl, Tammy, Erich, DA Gene Vittone and other members of the Coalition received an award from the DEA for the work they … Continue reading

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Opioid Overdose Coalition invites you to attend.

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Washington Co. DA and WDAC on Sunday Business Page on CBS

Gene Vittone and Erich Curnow were interviewed for the Sunday Business Page on CBS about the current Opioid Crisis.    To see the interview click on the following link:  Washington Co. DA Eugene Vittone & Washington Co. Drug & Alcohol Commission’s … Continue reading

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MAT – Medication Assisted Treatment

“I wish that all families would at least consider investigating medication-assisted treatment and reading about what’s out there,” says Alicia Murray, DO, Board Certified Addiction Psychiatrist. “I think, unfortunately, there is still stigma about medications. But what we want people … Continue reading

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Families Starting to Share Addiction in Obituaries.

As the death toll from the opioid crisis mounts, families are increasingly going public in obituaries about their loved one’s struggle with drugs.  Most are doing this in hopes to bring awareness to the public and show people that those that … Continue reading

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Overdose in Washington County

Please take a moment to read the article in the Observer Reporter on overdose deaths in Washington County.

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Women Shares Story Her Daughter Wanted to Share of Her Struggle in Her Obituary

The mother of a girl who lost her battle with addiction promised to share her daughter’s story if something should ever happened to her.  She did just that when her daughter died of an overdose recently.  Take time to read her … Continue reading

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Save a Life Awards Ceremony

Forty-six first responders were honored in the Main Street Pavilion in Washington. Secretary Gary Tennis of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs presided over the ceremony to recognize them as well as Cheryl Andrews, Executive Director of WDAC and … Continue reading

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Heroin Alert Released

The Department of Justice released a media alert on Heroin that may be responsible for several overdoses in the area since the weekend.  Thankfully most have not been fatal because of the use of Narcan.  Please read the whole story … Continue reading

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Save a Life Trainings – Narcan Training

Learn How to Save a Life! Naloxone (Narcan) and Overdose Prevention Trainings. FREE and open to the public for any Washington County resident. March 10, 2016 Frank Sarris Library 35 N. Jefferson Ave. Canonsburg, PA 15317 Register at 6:30 p.m.  and Training begins … Continue reading

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