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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
Jenny Schlecht
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
March 8, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Mark Sannerud, Project Turnabout director of marketing and outreach, talks Feb. 17 about the walking trails at the campus in Granite Falls. Sannerud says the walking trails are therapeutic for people who want to spend some time alone or clear their heads.
Pioneering role continues at Vanguard
March 8, 2017 - 4:53am
October 17, 2016
Craig Holmgren letter: Baker's leadership on drug prevention
October 17, 2016 - 1:37am
September 10, 2016
Minnesota dentist finds out man with teeth pain had been to 23 others for pain pill addiction
September 10, 2016 - 11:37am
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
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