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Battling Opioids Part 6

WITF joins our public media colleagues across the commonwealth forĀ Battling Opioids, a project of Pennsylvania Public Media.

By Fred Vigeant

More than 4,300 people died from drug overdoses last year in Pa.

More than 4,300 people died from drug overdoses in Pennsylvania during 2019, according to a recent state Department of Health report.

By Brett Sholtis

A day in the life of someone in long-term recovery during the coronavirus pandemic

“It’s kind of the silver lining of this whole entire pandemic,” Dan Albert says, “knowing that even though we’re apart, we’re never alone.”

By Keira McGuire

Feds move to block opening of US supervised injection site

U.S. Attorney William McSwain has filed notice that he will appeal a judge’s ruling this week that found the plan legal.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press