For 27 years, September has been designated as National Recovery Month to shed light on those trying to recover from drugs, alcohol, mental health issues and opioid abuse.
New legislation battling the opioid crisis goes into effect on Monday, giving Missourians more resources.
Columbia police officers may soon be equipped with a life-saving medication that reverses drug overdoses. City council members are expected to take action on an agreement between CPD and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse at their meeting Monday.
Gov. Eric Greitens took action against the growing opioid crisis by signing Senate Bill 501 into law on Friday.
Missouri Department of Mental Health Recovery Services
Prevention and Recovery Resources
Reports and Statistices about drug use
Facts on the misuse of prescription drugs
Rehabilation Programs and Centers via Heroin.net
Great Circle-Columbia, Mo.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Society of Addiciton Medicine
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