On Overdose Awareness Day, families, advocates call for Pa. to ‘recommit’ to fighting opioid epidemic

BY: - August 31, 2021

Joined by the Pennsylvania chapter of Team Sharing, a national nonprofit composed of parents who have lost children to substance use disorder, Smith called on the state government to “recommit” to managing the opioid epidemic. 


Pa.’s emergency declaration is over. The opioid epidemic isn’t. We have more work to do | Opinion

BY: - August 29, 2021

We call on our leaders to work with those in the treatment space to create more prevention initiatives and ensure that we end this epidemic. 

GOP lawmakers say they will not extend Gov. Wolf’s opioid emergency declaration

BY: - August 5, 2021

With overdose deaths at a three-year high, lawmakers in Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled General Assembly say they’re not going to extend Gov. Tom Wolf’s opioid disaster declaration. 

Pa.’s opioid disaster declaration expires next week. Will Gov. Tom Wolf renew it?

BY: - July 29, 2021

The most recent opioid disaster declaration will expire on Aug. 5.