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Recent Newspaper Articles

11/1/18 SOS Berks looks to reduce opioid overdose deaths (WFMZ)
11/1/18 Berks Opioid Coalition introduces itself at anti-drug abuse conference (Reading Eagle)
9/13/18 Opioid overdose training session held in Spring Township (Reading Eagle)
9/13/18 BARTA Transportation Center top spot for overdoses in Berks (WFMZ)
9/7/18 Berks County commissioners hear praise for drug treatment agency (Reading Eagle)
7/13/18 Drug deaths level off in Berks, other counties (Reading Eagle)
5/24/18 Human services grant impacts thousands of Berks residents (WFMZ)
2/28/18 Pennsylvania drug overdose deaths outpacing all other states (Reading Eagle)
2/11/18 Pennsylvania’s drug treatment industry is growing rapidly and it raises concerns (Reading Eagle)
2/10/18 Drugstores can dispense naloxone, but many Berks pharmacists don’t know that (Reading Eagle)
2/7/18 Gov. Tom Wolf backs away from merging four state agencies (Reading Eagle)
1/20/18 Grant aims to help families of incarcerated substance abusers in Berks prison (Reading Eagle)
1/19/18 Opioid crisis draws a crowd in Douglassville (Reading Eagle)
1/18/18 Opioid crisis will be highlighted at meeting in Amity Township (Reading Eagle)
1/12/18 Gov. Wolf announces disaster declaration for the heroin and opioid epidemic (
1/10/18 Pa. opioid ‘disaster emergency’ plans to help Berks facility (WFMZ)


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