5/11/17 Today’s Opiate Inquirer

See realtime coverage

Trump lieutenant takes war on opiates to Maine, faces skepticism, protests

Bangor Daily News  – ‎18 hours ago‎
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price came to the State House on Wednesday alongside Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to the Republican president, for an opiate addiction roundtable hosted by Gov. Paul LePage. Price called opiates a …

Vermont Fights Opiates With More Opiates. Is There a Better Way?

Seven Days  – ‎May 10, 2017‎
Colchester native Lauryn Crutchfield said it started with a few prescription pills at a party before she left home for college. As a first-year student at the University of New Hampshire in 2006, she was soon abusing heroin.

In depth preview: The other side of opiates

WNYT  – ‎5 hours ago‎
More than 20,000 deaths were attributed to overdose from prescription pain relievers in 2015. Most were people who got the drugs illegally or used them inappropriately.

Local high school students make television PSAs about opiates

Addison County Independent  – ‎31 minutes ago‎
BRISTOL – Teams of students from three Addison County high schools have spent the past two months learning about the dangers of addiction to opiates and heroin. Using that knowledge, each of those teams has crafted a proposed public service …