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    Fort Myers, FL 33916 

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FCC Designates 988 As A Nationwide Mental Health Crisis And Suicide Prevention Number

 

First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Statewide Public Health Advisory Following Press Conference and Agency Roundtable in Gadsden County

 

ONE PILL CAN KILL: Attorney General Moody Issues Emergency Rule Outlawing Eight Deadly Synthetic Opioids

 

FDA Approves Higher Dosage of Naloxone Nasal Spray to Treat Opioid Overdose

 

Law enforcement seizures of pills containing fentanyl increased dramatically between 2018-2021

 

Percentage of overdose deaths involving methadone declined between January 2019 and August 2021

 

Suicides by drug overdose increased among young people, elderly people, and Black women, despite overall downward trend

 

Offering buprenorphine medication to people with opioid use disorder in jail may reduce rearrest and reconviction

 

Emergency department-administered, high-dose buprenorphine may enhance opioid use disorder treatment outcomes

 

Rise in Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Impacting Teens

 

White House Releases 2022 National Drug Control Strategy that Outlines Comprehensive Path Forward to Address Addiction and the Overdose Epidemic

 

Attorney General Moody Warns of New Deadly-Synthetic Opioid More Powerful Than Fentanyl

 

Attorney General Moody Releases Fast Facts on Fentanyl to Educate Parents About the Dangers of Synthetic Opioids