The statistics showing the prominence of opioid misuse and overdose warrant immediate attention from consumers and legislators.
There continues to be a very frightening silence in the Twin Cities’ African American communities regarding the spike of African American deaths from drug overdose and what to do about it. While it affects all races, colors, and creeds, people of color are disproportionately represented. The Minnesota Department of Health’s “Race Rate Disparity in Drug […]
Minnesota’s efforts to reduce the abuse of opioids has received a boost with new funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) received a $1.6 million, five-year grant from the federal government through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The Minnesota Department […]