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Local experts offer input on opioid funding

The Hour By R.A. Schuetz The two-year federal budget deal passed weeks ago included $6 billion for opioid addiction recovery and mental health, marking a vast increase over previous spending — the total federal funding prior had been $1 billion. The funds come on the heels of a year with the highest number of Connecticut […]

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Find a Detox, Residential or Recovery House Bed

DMHAS Has Launched a Bed Availability Service The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has launched a new website to help individuals, families and medical professionals find available beds in detox and recovery programs across the state. To Find a Bed, Click Here. This website is for information only. Admission is not guaranteed even […]

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News 8 Interviews MCCA’s CEO, John D’Eramo on OxyContin Story

The city of New Haven is suing the makers of OxyContin, claiming they helped fuel the opioid epidemic in the Elm City. The city filed an 83-page lawsuit on Tuesday, alleging Stamford-based Purdue Pharmaceuticals and five other drug manufacturers used deceptive marketing as well as false and misleading information to deceive doctors and patients about the risks associated with opioids. Click here, or […]

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