Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week

Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week Attorney General Lynch will Travel to Lexington, Kentucky as Part of the Justice Department’s Awareness Campaign to Address the Rising Public Health Crisis of Drug Addiction The Obama Administration is announcing a “week of action” to raise awareness about the rising public health…

CPR Can Save Heroin And Opiate Overdoses

Harold and James, visitors to Seattle started CPR on 2 unconscious people today in Seattle. They are praying 1 life has been saved. Read more here Three overdose deaths near Aurora; Seattle Police Department warn of heroin being used. Heroin overdoses killed three people in the Aurora corridor on Saturday, and police say officers are…

Councilmember Bagshaw on Opiate Addiction Taskforce Findings

Councilmember Sally Bagshaw (District 7, Pioneer Square to Magnolia) issued the following statement following the release of the Opiate Addiction Task Force’s recommendations: “Opiate addiction is a terrible reality, and it’s a problem that we have seen across the nation. Addiction clearly exacerbates the struggle for those seeking to overcome homelessness, which is why I’m…