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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
October 23, 2017
North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announces his campaign for the Republican Party’s nomination for North Dakota Tax Commissioner office on Wednesday, Feb.5, 2014, at the Fargo Holiday Inn. David Samson / The Forum
Commentary: Tax commissioner Rauschenberger is testing ND's new attitudes on addiction
October 23, 2017 - 8:25am
September 29, 2017
A seminar on opioid misuse was held by the NDSU School of Pharmacy in West Fargo on Friday, Sept. 29. Robin Huebner / Forum News Service
Area pharmacy professors advocate ramping up opioid antidote prescriptions
September 29, 2017 - 8:11pm
September 22, 2017
North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum discusses substance abuse prevention with students on the Grand Forks Youth Commission Monday at the Grand Forks City Hall council chambers. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
ND first lady hopes to reduce stigma of addiction with new conference
September 22, 2017 - 11:23am
September 21, 2017
Patrick Kennedy, son of Ted Kennedy and nephew of JFK, talked Thursday at the Minnesota Hospital Association Annual Meeting at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake. Kennedy, a recovering drug addict, has dedicated his life to helping people with mental health and chemical addiction problems. Steve Kohls/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Mental health brings a Kennedy to Minnesota, and he's not happy about state of affairs
September 21, 2017 - 8:55pm
Greg Molinaro, Jill Becker and Tyler McKay (from left) are three members of a leadership team preparing to launch a new Celebrate Recovery ministry at New Song Church in Bismarck. Amy Dalrymple / Bismarck Tribune
Bismarck church to launch recovery ministry
August 21, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 9, 2017
Bottles of rye whiskey  (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
July 8, 2017
North Dakota's methadone clinics quickly gaining patients
July 8, 2017 - 8:43pm
Dilworth Police Chief Ty Sharpe shows the naloxone kit that police officers will have in their squad cars.David Samson / Forum News Serviceplay button
Dilworth police carrying opioid antidote is first in Fargo-Moorhead area
June 8, 2017 - 9:40pm
May 27, 2017
Arielle Claypool, a meth addict, has been sober the last three months and is now working to spread awareness about the need for better treatment and less incarceration to battle addiction. Photo by Ellie Potter / Forum News Service
'I am an addict': Dickinson resident champions treatment over prison
May 27, 2017 - 6:01am
May 14, 2017
Mary Locken talks Monday, April 24, 2017, in her south Fargo home about turning in her two sons for drug abuse including Joe Horski, 23. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Serviceplay button
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
May 5, 2017
Mark Schaefer, clinic manager of Community Medical Services in Minot, N.D., the state's first methadone clinic, is pictured Thursday, March 16, 2017. About 40 percent of clients there use a state-funded vouncher program, which would receive less funding under a legislative proposal. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
ND extends state-funded vouchers for access to substance treatment
May 5, 2017 - 3:20pm
April 14, 2017
Sen. Nicole Poolman, R-Bismarck, is a co-sponsor to Senate Bill 2251, which gives child protective services the ability to intervene with the services and treatment for moms with substance-exposed newborns, helping get them to treatment and create safe care plans for the baby and other kids at home. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Lawmakers move away from penalties for addicted moms
April 14, 2017 - 10:48pm
March 17, 2017
Mark Schaefer, clinic manager of Community Medical Services in Minot, N.D., the state's first methadone clinic, is pictured Thursday, March 16, 2017. About 40 percent of clients there use a state-funded vouncher program, which would receive less funding under a legislative proposal. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
ND drug treatment vouchers could run out of money next week
March 17, 2017 - 7:12pm
February 12, 2017
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
As a recovering addict herself, ND's first lady hopes to tackle addiction issues
February 12, 2017 - 8:20am
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