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May 17, 2018
Deb Davis, assistant regional director for the Northeast Human Service Center and director for its alcohol and drug program, has been with the agency since 1985. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Struggling to meet the need for drug counselors
May 17, 2018 - 7:19pm
May 12, 2018
Holly Gigure, a fitness and aquatics lead for Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute-St. Croix in Stillwater, connects electrodes to Mitchell Radziej's arm before a rehabilitation session on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. His older sister, Quinn Radziej, who serves as his personal care attendant, holds her daughter Amara while they wait for the session to begin. Ginger Pinson / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota man regaining life skills after surviving head-on collision
May 12, 2018 - 10:38am
May 2, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

CHI St. Gabriel's Health in Little Falls has modeled the control of opioid prescriptions and the use of Suboxone to assist those addicted to opioids. Dr. Heather Bell, right, speaks about the program in Little Falls as U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar listens Tuesday during a meeting in Montevideo where the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital is implementing its own program with help from a state grant.
'It's hope': Montevideo pilots anti-opioid effort
May 2, 2018 - 10:26pm
April 19, 2018
Minnesota officials detail extent of opioid crisis, highlight treatment programs
April 19, 2018 - 8:21pm
March 3, 2018
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AgweekTV: Fighting Rural Opioid Abuse
March 3, 2018 - 8:30am
February 22, 2018
On front lines of opioid abuse, Minn. Judicial Council signs off on new tribal drug court
February 22, 2018 - 5:50pm
January 21, 2018
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Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am
January 9, 2018
From left, Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, Anne Hazlett, assistant to the secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Roger Johnson, president of National Farmers Union, talk about rural opioid addiction during the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2017. American Farm Bureau Federation image
Farm Town Strong effort involves reducing stigma, increasing help for opiate addiction
January 9, 2018 - 12:40pm
January 4, 2018
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Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
December 18, 2017
John Skipper, the president of ESPN, at his office in Bristol, Conn., July 25, 2013.  (Richard Perry/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
ESPN's John Skipper resigns, citing a substance abuse problem
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 8, 2017
CHI St. Gabriel's Health's Dr. Heather Bell (left), family practice physician; Kathy Lange, foundation director; Lee Boyles, president, and Dr. Kurt DeVine, family practice physician, pose for a photo with U.S. Sen Al Franken (center). Those behind the opioid project in Little Falls traveled to Washington in September to brief Congress on how to replicate the program elsewhere in the country. Submitted photo.
Nation takes note of Little Falls anti-opioid abuse effort
October 8, 2017 - 7:20am
September 21, 2017
Patrick Kennedy, son of Ted Kennedy and nephew of JFK, talked Thursday at the Minnesota Hospital Association Annual Meeting at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake. Kennedy, a recovering drug addict, has dedicated his life to helping people with mental health and chemical addiction problems. Steve Kohls/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Mental health brings a Kennedy to Minnesota, and he's not happy about state of affairs
September 21, 2017 - 8:55pm
August 9, 2017
Bottles of rye whiskey  (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
May 14, 2017
Mary Locken talks Monday, April 24, 2017, in her south Fargo home about turning in her two sons for drug abuse including Joe Horski, 23. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Serviceplay button
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
May 5, 2017
Letter: We are all imperfect humans
May 5, 2017 - 10:46am
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