Opioid Treatment, Services Available

March 9, 2016

Opioid addiction has become a serious problem. I am pleased to report that the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services now has an "800" number for those seeking help.

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Luxenberg Supports Expanded Tax Exemption

March 7, 2016

Luxenberg Spoke At A Press Conference

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Bill To Fight Opioid Epidemic Advances

March 4, 2016

New legislation (HB 5053) requires that municipalities update their existing emergency medical services plan to ensure that the primary emergency response provider on the scene of an emergency call is equipped with and prepared to administer the overdose reversing drug naloxone and has been appropriately trained to do so. It also prohibits commercial health carriers from requiring prior authorization for coverage of naloxone.

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Gresko Joins Forum On Opioid Epidemic

March 3, 2016

Representative Joe Gresko and his legislative colleagues discuss the epidemic of opioids and what needs to be done to combat the nationwide problem during a forum he helped organize in Shelton.

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