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    Annual addiction symposium builds community

    Thursday, Oct. 5, community members and licensed professionals alike attended a sold-out, free-with-registration educational breakfast symposium presented by A Way Out. This local organization provides access to treatment and recovery support for individuals and families in crisis with substance abuse. 

    The annual Addiction Symposium, whichread more →

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    Free Community Narcan Training and Volunteer Opportunity


    Join High Rockies Harm Reduction at the Garfield County Public Health building in Glenwood to learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose with the life-saving medication Narcan, information on local resources and services for people who use drugs and their affected friends and family members, and opportunities…

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    National opioid lawsuit settlement funds find local allocation

    Colorado is one of 46 states participating in the National Opioids Lawsuit, brought by the State Attorneys General against opioid manufacturers and pharmacies for their role in the country’s opioid epidemic.

    In Colorado, 19 regional opioid abatement councils are currently in the process of implementing administrative structures to disburse funds… read more →

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    A consistent place for recovery community

    Oftentimes, people may assume they have to fight their personal battles alone, but that doesn’t have to be the case. The Meeting Place (TMP) in Carbondale brings people together to confront addiction, in its many forms.

    TMP was founded in 2010 and became a nonprofit inread more →

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    Syringe services and more, sans judgment

    Maggie Seldeen started High Rockies Harm Reduction (HRHR), not on a whim, not because she thought it would be edgy, but because there was a need. A need she’s observed, and felt the impact of, within our community. 

    Overcoming addiction is a convoluted path, with lotsread more →

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    Reducing harm with compassionate care

    How many of us have lost a loved one to addiction? The prevalence of drug overdoses, almost always unintentional, is a continuing tragedy in the Roaring Fork Valley. According to recent data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020 saw a 42.4% increase in drug-related overdose deaths… read more →