Partnership for Drug Free Kids provides support and guidance to families struggling with a child’s substance use. Their website includes resources such as parent toolkits, a comprehensive drug guide, and references to parent support specialists.
National League of Cities Executive Director Clarence Anthony discusses the scale of the opioid crisis and calls on local leaders to take action.
Dr. Satel, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a part-time psychiatrist at Partners in Drug Abuse Rehabilitation and Counseling, discusses strategies for combating the opioid crisis.
Opioid overdoses and deaths continue to be the leading cause of accidental death in America. However, city leaders can take some comfort that 2016 closed with several significant successes that should ensure progress on this public health crisis in 2017.
The epidemic of overdoses and deaths from the abuse of prescription painkillers and heroin has devastated countless families and communities across the country. Here’s how local leaders are taking action: