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Opioid epidemic worsens, despite efforts to reverse trend

The Steve Rummler Hope Network medical director, Dr. Anne Pylkas, discusses the trend of rising opioid-related deaths with Scott Peterson of Minnesota News Network. The radio interview comes after President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency. You can hear the full interview here.

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$200,000 to Provide Opioid Overdose Prevention Education & Tools for Minnesotans

In December of 2016, President Obama signed the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act into law, providing $1 billion in funds for states to combat the opioid crisis. Of these funds, the Steve Rummler Hope Network has been awarded $200,000 to expand our overdose prevention program, including community education and the

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“Time For Increased Accountability”

Dr. Chris Johnson, a board member of the Steve Rummler Hope Network, wrote an article which was published in MN Physician. The article, titled “One Year After Prince’s Death. Time for Increased Accountability”, specifically mentions the importance of prevention when examining solutions to the opioid crisis. More importantly, he points to recent

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Lexi Reed Holtum and Senator Amy Klobuchar Speak Out About Opioids in Minnesota

At a press conference on Monday, April 1o, executive director of the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar spoke about the pervasiveness of opioids in Minnesota. New figures show a dramatic jump in opioid deaths in the Twin Cities, @esmemurphy reports https://t.co/oGnO41cDSr — SteveRummlerHopeFndn (@SRHopeF) April 11,

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SRHN Provides Overdose Prevention Training for North Dakota Residents

The executive director of the Steve Rummler HOPE Network trained Fargo Cass Public Health, a group of North Dakota residents and professionals, how to recognize and prevent an opioid overdose. Similar to other communities, prescription opioid and heroin deaths have become a grim reality for Fargo, ND. Lexi continues to propel

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