Opioid addiction - Latest News
Feb 13, 2019 - 01:34 pm .- The Diocese of Pittsburgh has launched a new addiction ministry to bring rehabilitation to addicts and families through a holistic approach, including spirituality and close relationships.
Dec 1, 2018 - 02:28 am .- The suicide rate in the United States is at its highest in at least 50 years, and is contributing to a decrease in the nation’s life expectancy, the federal government said Thursday.
Sep 23, 2018 - 04:05 am .- The head of the U.S. bishops’ human development committee applauded the U.S. Senate for passing a bill responding to the nation’s opioid crisis, and encouraged the House of Representatives to pass the legislation as well.
Sep 15, 2018 - 06:01 am .- A Catholic Charities in New York has received a nearly $1 million grant to provide care to opioid addicts in rural counties in the southern part of the state.  
Oct 26, 2017 - 02:57 pm .- President Donald Trump on Thursday declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, calling federal government agencies to focus their resources on finding solutions to the growing problem.
Mar 17, 2016 - 06:55 pm .- There’s a major increase in opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts – and it demands an urgent response, said the state’s Catholic bishops.