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Posts tagged "drug overdoses"

Morrisey campaign chest in primary boosted by out-of-state PACs

By Jaz Brown and Jon Ransone Patrick Morrisey’s bid to capture the Republican nomination for West Virginia’s Senate race this year has been buoyed by thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from a number of very conservative out-of-state political action committees (PACs), according to recent...1:59 pm April 26, 2018
West Virginia Lacks Adequate Rehabilitation Services for Drug Addiction

West Virginia Lacks Adequate Rehabilitation Services for Drug Addiction

by Kayla Kesselman, Ethan Rohrbaugh, and Dakota Hoover Brianna Stogran, a native of Bridgeport, WV, says she struck bottom when, dressed in orange and shackled in chains, she was led into a courtroom to receive her sentencing for drug charges. “The thing that hit me...9:47 am December 5, 2015

Morgantown Sober Living: One Small step for Humankind

By Karey Eyo, Josh Davis and Madison Smith, When Morgantown Sober Living opened its doors on Spruce Street in 2013, one recovering addict showed up at seven in the morning. After 30 years of battling alcoholism, he was eager to start getting his life back on...10:57 pm December 2, 2015