Seattle is dying; will Anchorage follow suit? Must Read Alaska
ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET. Watching a Seattle television station’s take on homelessness in the Emerald City is shocking and makes us wonder about …
Culling our collective wisdom to improve Alaska health care Anchorage Daily News
We have challenges, but we have hope. Alaska has the ability to look at what has worked and jump to a newer and brighter future.
It’s a problem we can solve with smart and proactive policy choices.
Posted by Enrique Pérez de la Rosa, KCAW | Mar 8, 2019. Frank Lee Jimmy graduated from the Bill Brady Healing Center in 2012, a year before the residential …
After lengthy discussion and public comment, the Homer City Council voted not to help fund a program that seeks to bring a residential addiction treatment …
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Channel: BBC Three
Drug overdose is now the main cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, they are more likely to die from a drug overdose than a car accident or gun.
More than 70,000 people died from overdoses last year as opioids and illegal fentanyl – which is up to 50 times stronger than heroin – unleashed the worst public health crisis in American history.
Two years ago, BBC News reported on the growing problem of opioid addiction in the US, now we return to find out what happened to the people we met along our journey down the notorious I-95, the interstate that runs from Florida to Maine, and to see what has become of their struggle against addiction.
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by addiction, the following organisations may be able to help.: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1kS7QTDB16PWkywhsXJLzxz/information-and-support-addiction-alcohol-drugs-and-gambling
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Opinion: Opportunities for Alaska in the new Congress Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
Last week, I gave my annual address to the Alaska Legislature. It’s a speech I look forward to each year, providing a platform to discuss the opportunities and …