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Launching a Public Health Approach to Chronic Pain

By | June 8th, 2017|General, Prevention|

Earlier this week, Governor Doug Ducey issued a public health emergency declaration that calls for a statewide effort to put an end to opioid deaths in Arizona. The Governor declared the need for immediate action as the number of opioid overdoses and deaths increase at an alarming rate. Last week, we released the 2016 Opioid [...]

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Arizona Declares State of Emergency in Opioid Epidemic

By | June 5th, 2017|Prevention|

Governor Doug Ducey issued his first public health emergency declaration today that calls for a statewide effort to put an end to opioid deaths in Arizona. The Governor declared the need for immediate action as the number of opioid overdoses and deaths increase at an alarming rate. Last week, we released the 2016 Opioid Report [...]

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New 2016 Arizona Opioid Report Reveals Dangerous Trend

By | June 1st, 2017|Prevention|

The 2016 Arizona Opioid Report is out today and the numbers are alarming. The data shows an average of two Arizonans die each day from an opioid overdose . We issued a news release highlighting the report and the threat to our community. The information in the report shows us 790 overdose deaths last year [...]

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