Moving the needle on Addiction
MADISON, Wis. – This past weekend, Safe Communities held a Recovery and Hope Town Hall Meeting.
Despite being after the fact, we want to take this opportunity to reflect on the extraordinary accomplishments Safe Communities has achieved in raising public awareness and effecting policy changes and health outcomes in opioid addiction. Communities around the country are struggling mightily with this issue and you’d be hard-pressed to find a program as successful as this one.
Over 18 tons of unused medicines have been collected in six years. All Dane County EMS agencies and most police departments are equipped to administer life-saving naloxone. The Parent Addiction Network was founded to support families facing addiction. READ MORE