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May 16, 2016
According to the Annals of Emergency Medicine, addicts are using loperamide, most commonly sold as Imodium, to manage their opioid withdrawal symptoms. In some cases, they are taking massive amounts of it to get high, researchers said. Some of those users have died. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Researchers warn antidiarrheal medicine can be abused by opioid addicts
May 16, 2016 - 8:55am
May 4, 2016
Prince performs May 24, 2006, in a surprise appearance on the "American Idol" television show finale at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. (REUTERS)
Prince died one day before he was to meet with doctors about addiction to pain pills
May 4, 2016 - 10:38am
February 14, 2016
Dr. Robert Westin, chief medical officer of Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Cosby, speaks Tuesday on prescription drug abuse as Dr. Tom Bracken, chief medical officer of Mille Lacs Health System, center, and Dr. Peter Henry, chief medical officer of Essentia Health Central Region in Brainerd, look on. (ZACH KAYSER | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
The ‘loaded revolver’ in the medicine cabinet
February 14, 2016 - 11:59pm
January 22, 2016
Shelly Elkington, left, and Montevideo Police Officer Carmen Beninga display a Narcan kit. Montevideo Police Department officers are trained to administer the drug, which reverses the effects of opioid overdoses. Kits are carried in each of the department’s squad cars. Elkington lost her daughter to addiction and has become an advocate for Narcan use. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Montevideo among first rural Minnesota police departments to carry overdose antidote
January 22, 2016 - 1:55pm
July 24, 2015
State board restricts local doctor’s license
July 24, 2015 - 11:08pm
July 12, 2015
Those at the Red Lives Matter rally danced to traditional drum music while holding hands to signify unity as members of White Earth band together to fight drugs with culture and love. (PAULA QUAM | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Rally in White Earth against heroin,meth
July 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
October 24, 2014
Sobriety earns praise, even applause in drug court hearings
October 24, 2014 - 11:52pm
September 4, 2014
Chris Alle, right, program coordinator at LifeRight Outreach in Willmar, teaches a discipleship course to Kyle Macziewski, left, and Lance Lovin, center. (Tribune photo by Nicole Hovatter)
Program transforms former addicts
September 4, 2014 - 10:31pm
May 26, 2014
Willmar C.A.R.E. receives safety award
May 26, 2014 - 11:46pm
March 25, 2014
Kramer is Grace Place program director
March 25, 2014 - 9:26am
November 11, 2010
Former addict urges parents to say 'yes' to talking about drugs with their teens
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 30, 2010
James House founder Gary VanEps, left, and James House business manager Joe Thimons stand outside the recently opened First Street office where the faith-based program for chemical dependency will now offer counseling services to families of addicts as well. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
James House expands services to help families of addicts cope
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2009
State's addiction recovery program has new location on Willmar tech campus
May 12, 2009 - 12:00am