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Community Event to Focus on the Local Opioid Epidemic

Provided by Community Healthcare Coalition of Greater Prince William The Community Healthcare Coalition of Greater Prince William will present a community event: “Opioid Epidemic: Let’s Talk About It!” Thursday, June 8 on opioid abuse and addiction, which is increasing at alarming rates locally, throughout Virginia and across the United States. These potentially addictive drugs include prescription painkillers such as OxyContin …

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Rep. Comstock Statement on Opioid Addiction Being Declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after opioid addiction was declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia by the state Health Commissioner: “Whether it is a friend, a neighbor, or a loved one, addiction does not discriminate against who it harms and we must work as a community to take the opioid …

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