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CeDAR in the News
Does legalizing recreational marijuana in a state lead its residents to use it, or other substances, more? How does legalization impact careers, family life and mental health? Are some people more vulnerable to its negative impacts than others?
The parents didn’t stir when police officers arrived.
They didn’t rouse from their drug-induced sleep when officers and concerned maintenance workers shined flashlights in their faces and removed their children from their squalid central Fort Collins townhome.
Rob Lowe remembers the moment he hit bottom.
He was too loaded to talk, but his mom called over and over again.
“Pick up. Your grandfather’s had a heart attack,” his mother kept saying to Lowe’s answering machine.
Colorado communities across the state will be raising awareness, educating responders, and remembering those we've lost to the opioid epidemic.
In a comprehensive report on what must be done to staunch the toll of opiates in the United States, a panel of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine makes clear that steps needed to prevent the creation of future opiate addicts will drive some people who are now dependent on
UCHealth’s northern Colorado emergency departments are among those leading an effort to reformulate pain management protocols to address the nation’s opioid addiction epidemic.
CeDAR supports the state’s efforts in the battle against the opioid epidemic as Governor John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 193 into law on May 18th on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.
A state lawmaker has opened up about the most private and painful part of her life as she fights for laws aimed at addressing the opioid epidemic.