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Opioids: Crisis in the Northland

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Substance Abuse Prevention & Intervention Initiative (SAPII)
Webpage includes information on SAPII, as well as links to opioid use risks and symptoms, St. Louis County resources and help, and professional resources.

St. Louis County: Substance Use Disorder, Heroin/Opioid Overview
This page will connect St. Louis County residents with information on assessments, potential treatment funding and care coordination.

St. Louis County: Opioid Risks and Symptoms
Comprehensive list from St. Louis County of opioid use signs and symptoms.

Additional Information and Resources

Minnesota Department of Human Services: Working Together to End the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid Use Dashboard

Federal briefing on the opioid epidemic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Opioid Overdose, Resource Center

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Help, Resources and Information, National Opioid Crisis

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Resources, National Agencies

The White House: The Opioid Crisis

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration: Resources, Education and Prevention

American Society of Addiction Medicine
Resources - https://www.asam.org/resources/public-resources/what-is-an-addiction-spe...

PBS: Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
https://www.pbs.org/show/understanding-opioid-epidemic/?fbclid=IwAR0zzoF... and more PBS stories: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/?q=opioids

World Health Organization: Ensuring balance in national policies on controlled substances

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About The Series

Opioids: Crisis in the Northland is a new television and digital project from WDSE · WRPT that addresses many facets of the opioid epidemic in our region in order to encourage conversations and solutions around this devastating issue. Learn more...

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  • Episode 6 - Solutions: What’s Next?

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