National Take Back 2018

National Take Back 2018

**Please Share This Has Great Potential to Save a Life** This Saturday, April 28th, is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 am to 2 pm. Prescription drugs have been finding their ways on the streets and in the pockets of our youth.  After collecting more...
SPOAC – Meeting Update

SPOAC – Meeting Update

Last night I attend the first South Pittsburgh Opioid Action Coalition (SPOAC) Meeting of 2018. The meeting was full of great information and very passionate conversation. SPOAC started about six months ago and is facilitated by PA Opioid Overdose Reduction Technical...
Post Overdose Response Team Coming to South Hills of Pittsburgh

Post Overdose Response Team Coming to South Hills of Pittsburgh

I was very honored when Natalia Rudiak reached out to me about joining a new task force, The South Pittsburgh Opioid Action Coalition (SPOAC). Many members of Pittsburgh’s South Hills joined together that are passionate about helping fight this epidemic and...
PA To Declare State Of Emergency on Opioid Epidemic!

PA To Declare State Of Emergency on Opioid Epidemic!

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf is set to declare a opioid addiction crisis a statewide emergency. This will be the eight state in the United States to make such a declaration. What this does is allow officials in Pennsylvania to to temporarily override rules or...