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OVERDOSE PREVENTION

WCCO Esme Murphy talks Drug Takeback Day and Opioid Solutions in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – On the evening of National Drug Takeback Day, Esme Murphy discusses the opioid crisis in Minnesota with Executive Director, Lexi Reed Holtum of the Steve Rummler HOPE Network. Recent statistics, overdose prevention, counterfeit pills and examining the death of our beloved Prince, all reviewed on tonight’s show.

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Governor Dayton Announces Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Governor Mark Dayton unveiled the first edition of the Minnesota Opioid Prescribing Guidelines on April 26, 2018. The guidelines were developed by the Minnesota Opioid Prescribing Work Group to develop a set of standards that doctors can use to help effectively treat patients with chronic pain and prevent opioid addiction.

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Roundtable on CARA 2.0 and Opioid Reform

The Steve Rummler HOPE Network hosted a roundtable on March 18, 2018 with Senator Amy Klobuchar and law enforcement, medical professionals and advocates. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 2.0 will add additional tools for fighting the opioid crisis. Media Coverage: Star Tribune – Klobuchar, Minnesota families speak out for

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Steve Rummler Hope Network Offers Life-Saving Naloxone Training to Kanabec Community

MEDIA ADVISORY: September 20, 2017 Contact: Sean O’Donnell, Public Relations, sean.odonnell@steverummlerhopenetwork.org, 612.850.3107 Steve Rummler Hope Network Offers Life-Saving Naloxone Training to Kanabec Community WHO:  The Steve Rummler Hope Network, Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County and Recovering Hope are hosting a naloxone training session to educate the community how to prevent opioid-related

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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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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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