Substance abuse

Tampa Bay opioid crisis escalates during pandemic

Every day, three people in the Tampa Bay area die of an opioid overdose in what is described as “the epidemic within the pandemic” – the peak in opioid use associated with COVID-19. To solve the problem, the Tampa Bay Partnership, a coalition of regional business leaders, recently launched a …

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Site Approved Recovery Facility | Local

A residential facility that uses a faith-based approach to help people recover from drug addiction was approved Thursday night to move into a former missionary church property at West Rudisill Boulevard and South Wayne Street. Andy Collins, executive director of Adult & Teen Challenge of Northern Indiana, told the Fort …

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