Drug overdose is preventable. Substance use disorder is treatable and preventable, and recovery is possible. For a more accessible version of this dashboard, please download this document of accessible tables (PDF). https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/opioids/opioid-dashboard/index.html
August 30, 2023 Moraminn.com State and local governments are still getting a handle on the new cannabis law that took effect in Minnesota on Aug. 1, and its effect on people in the community, especially young people. Allison Krueger, the new coordinator for the Better Together Coalition has one idea in mind — a piece […]
Spring cleaning? Make sure to drop off your unused, expired or unwanted medications!
Article Link Minnesota drug overdose deaths hit a record high in 2021, according to provisional data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The sharp uptick in fatal overdoses mirrors a pandemic-era trend also seen in other so-called deaths of despair, like suicide and alcoholism. Nearly 1,500 Minnesotans lost their lives to drugs last […]
Five states had marijuana legalization on their ballots on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. North Dakota, South Dakota, and Arkansas voters determined that commercialization was not in the best interest of kids and their communities. Cities and counties also considered whether to opt into their states’ commercialization. Colorado Springs, the second largest city in Colorado, rejected […]