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Report Finds Legal Aid Organizations Hard Hit By Opioid Epidemic; Recommends Expanded Partnerships
Report Finds Legal Aid Organizations Hard Hit By Opioid Epidemic; Recommends Expanded Partnerships

Dr. Marcovitz said that at least one-third of patients like Amanda find themselves in the criminal justice system each year and have a history of arrest or probation.

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Opioid Abuse Kills More Tennesseans Than Car Accidents or Gunshots
Opioid Abuse Kills More Tennesseans Than Car Accidents or Gunshots

"Each year Opioid abuse is killing more Tennesseans than car accidents or gunshots do. More than 1,000 Tennesseans die from an opioid overdose or opioid abuse every year..."

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Drug overdoses leaves 35 dead in Rutherford County in 2014
Drug overdoses leaves 35 dead in Rutherford County in 2014

Even with the availability of naloxone, the opioid overdose antidote, and fewer prescription drugs being diverted, the number of Tennesseans who die each year due to drug overdoses increased again in 2014.

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