Category Archives: Overdose

Mon Valley Opioid Coalition National Night Out Event – October 25th

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Join us on August 31, 2018 – Observance of National Overdose Awareness Month

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Washington Opioid Overdose Coalition Meeting – Come join us!

The next meeting is on Tuesday, April 24th  Courthouse Square  Room 104   from 6:00 – 7:30.  No RSVP is necessary.  Come Join us!

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Survey on Addiction

The Opioid Task Force is asking for your thoughts on addiction.  Please take a moment and click on the Take our survey button and take the survey.

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ALERT!! Carfentanil Deaths

Carfentanil is in our area and responsible for two and possibly three deaths in January.  This was found after blood test results from the overdoses were completed. Please see the full notice from the District Attorney’s Office below.

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Walmart to help with Opioid Abuse

According to an article with WDRB.com, Walmart is starting to provide something to help with the opioid abuse by making leftover meds useless.  Please see the full article here.

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Prescribed to Death Memorial coming to Pittsburgh January 30th

Our nation is facing a striking opioid epidemic like we have never seen.  In 2015 over 22,000 people were lost to opioid overdose deaths. Pennsylvania ranks 4th in the nation for the number of opioid overdose deaths and 3rd in … Continue reading

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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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