Posts Tagged “addiction”

Stagg High School Selected to Participate in teen Mental Health First Aid Pilot Program

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Stagg High School Selected to Participate in teen Mental Health First Aid Pilot Program

Stagg High School Selected to Participate in teen Mental Health First Aid Pilot Program Stagg High School will train more than 500 high school students in Palos Hills, Illinois Stagg High School is participating in the country’s first teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) pilot program the week of April 22 in Palos Hills, Illinois….

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Orland Fire joins class action lawsuit to block Opioid addiction

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Orland Fire joins class action lawsuit to block Opioid addiction

Orland Fire joins class action lawsuit to block Opioid addiction The Orland Fire Protection and 13 other municipalities including several from the southwest suburbs have filed a class action suit against Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of opioid-based prescription drugs, and 26 other defendants accused of downplaying the negative impact of opioids on users and fueling…

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Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis

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Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis

Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis Sports figures, community leaders and activists warned Wednesday that heroin and opioid use has reached a crisis stage in suburban Chicagoland and is rising across the country. At a forum organized by the Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD), the National Football Players Fathers Association (NFPFA), Cook County…

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