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Regional SHND camps won’t be held in 2020

Regional SHND camps won’t be held in 2020

Because of concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Operation UNITE announced its popular Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camps planned for June have, regrettably, been cancelled.“This is not something UNITE wanted to do, but following the...

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Researchers: Hope is on the horizon

Researchers: Hope is on the horizon

Dr. Francis Collins & Dr. Nora Volkow Many clinical trials and research initiatives targeted to the opioid crisis have had to be placed on hold while our country focuses on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the potential that awaits just over the...

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Addressing addiction amid COVID-19

Addressing the needs of those in treatment and recovery programs while confronting the COVID-19 pandemic has required creative thinking and changes in traditional methods of providing service. "I don't think our 'normal' will ever be the same," said Tim Robinson, CEO...

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Rx welcome comments from Doug Edwards

Good morning, and welcome to the 2020 Prescription Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. Thank you for making time in your busy schedule to participate in this important conference during these challenging times.I’m coming to you from my home office in Phoenix. We had...

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Create hope where you are

Create hope where you are

Good morning.Although we can’t be together in person, I’m excited that you have decided to join us virtually for the 2020 Rx Summit. It is critical that we continue the momentum we have built together by exchanging timely, relevant information and best practices.Back...

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A message from Congressman Hal Rogers

There is power in your voice ... The same power, the same drive that prompted you to be a part of the solution – to beat back the opioid epidemic, to save lives, and bring illegal drug dealers to justice – it’s that same victorious spirit that will carry...

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UNITE staff donates safety gloves

UNITE staff donates safety gloves

Operation UNITE staff, in an effort to assist front-line workers with Kentucky’s COVID-19 response, has donated 1,000 protective gloves to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.Ten boxes of Nitrile gloves were accepted by Lieutenant John Yates and Trooper Scottie Pennington at...

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