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March 3, 2018
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AgweekTV: Fighting Rural Opioid Abuse
March 3, 2018 - 8:30am
February 22, 2018
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., stands up while addressing a group gathered to discuss opioid addiction in rural areas at the Hazen City Hall on Feb. 20, 2018. From left, Aaron Garman, medical director of Coal Country Community Health Center, Mercer County Sheriff Dean Danzeisen and School Resource Officer Michelle Anderson were among the community leaders who spoke at the event. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Communities big and small need a plan to combat addiction, Heitkamp says
February 22, 2018 - 10:59am
February 16, 2018
United Health Group CEO Dave Wichmann speaks Thursday at Cankdeska Cikana Community College as the school and his organization announce a Fort Totten, N.D., project to renovate the Spirit Lake Recovery and Wellness center into a 15-bed residential substance abuse treatment center. April Baumgarten / Forum News Serviceplay button
Spirit Lake forms partnership to create substance abuse treatment center in northeast ND
February 16, 2018 - 3:27pm
February 14, 2018
North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum speaks during an interview Feb. 3, 2017, in the Governor's Mansion, Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
ND first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum named to Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation board of directors
February 14, 2018 - 6:14pm
January 27, 2018
Alan Kaggwa relaxes at Fraser, Ltd.'s Stepping Stones Resource Center in Fargo, which provides a safe environment and sleep space, as well as food, clothing and personal care items, for young adults. Fraser is one of the providers that will participate in the Free Through Recovery initiative. Patrick Springer / Forum News Service
ND strives to shut revolving door to prisons and jails
January 27, 2018 - 4:56pm
January 22, 2018
Alicia Marie Johnson
Fargo woman gets two years in prison for death of man on car hood
January 22, 2018 - 5:16pm
January 21, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am
January 15, 2018
North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum speaks during an interview Feb. 3, 2017, in the Governor's Mansion in Bismarck. Forum News Service file photo
ND first lady to attend women's event at White House
January 15, 2018 - 7:37pm
January 9, 2018
North Dakota first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum reaches to give a fist bump to Gov. Doug Burgum during an interview Feb. 3, 2017, in the Governor's Mansion, Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Burgum creates Office of Recovery Reinvented to address addiction
January 9, 2018 - 7:34pm
From left, Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, Anne Hazlett, assistant to the secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Roger Johnson, president of National Farmers Union, talk about rural opioid addiction during the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2017. American Farm Bureau Federation image
Farm Town Strong effort involves reducing stigma, increasing help for opiate addiction
January 9, 2018 - 12:40pm
January 4, 2018
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Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
December 29, 2017

Dani Paul, the ministry leader of Celebrate Recovery, talks about the Christian-based, nondenominational recovery program for any “hurt, habit and hang-ups” that will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays starting Jan. 8 at First Baptist Church in Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Celebrate Recovery Christian based program for ‘hurts, habits and hang-ups’
December 29, 2017 - 6:51am
December 18, 2017
John Skipper, the president of ESPN, at his office in Bristol, Conn., July 25, 2013.  (Richard Perry/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
ESPN's John Skipper resigns, citing a substance abuse problem
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
December 13, 2017
Gov. Doug Burgum at an addiction program earlier this year.  Forum News Service file photo
ND launches ad campaign to reduce stigma of addiction
December 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
November 18, 2017
North Dakota first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum discusses substance abuse prevention with students on the Grand Forks Youth Commission recently om the Grand Forks City Hall council chambers.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
As opioid use rises across ND, officials say treatment efforts must continue
November 18, 2017 - 11:55pm