News

W.Va. Legislature committee hears insight on drug abuse recovery and neighborhood concerns
05/04/2022
Members of the West Virginia Legislative Joint Committee on Health met in the Capitol on Tuesday where they listened to testimony from state experts on how to support both substance abuse recovery residences and those who live near them. ...FULL STORY
Education leaders provide job opportunities to West Virginians leaving prison
05/22/2022
The state Department of Health and Human Resources’ Office of Drug Control Policy held the conference in partnership with the WVSDT. Last month, office director Dr. Matthew Christiansen told state lawmakers, during a presentation overdose deaths, more peo ...FULL STORY
W.Va. Overdose Deaths Slow Down As Pandemic Winds Down
03/02/2022
Provisional data show reported overdose deaths plateaued nationwide, and decreased 15 percent in West Virginia, from April to September of 2021. ...FULL STORY
Naloxone kits to arrive on WV college campuses
04/28/2022
WVSOM and West Virginia’s two other medical schools are receiving ONEbox units through a partnership between the nonprofit West Virginia Drug Intervention Institute (WVDII) and the West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network (WVCR). ...FULL STORY
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Events

JUN
15
West Virginia Peer Recovery Support Specialist Conference
During this three-day virtual event, you’ll learn more about the role of peer recovery coaches.
SEP
08
Save-a-Life Free Naloxone Day
Save-a-Life Free Naloxone Day is a statewide effort to educate and distribute naloxone to populations at high-risk of overdose.
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