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CSIP Leads Facebook, Google, and Twitter in New Coalition to Fight Opioid Epidemic

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At a meeting held in Washington, DC, leaders from three technology companies met with experts to form a new coalition to “share best practices and collaborate on ways to address opioid addiction.” View the story and video of joint presentation on families in the opioid age. November 13, 2018

A Couple’s Tough Trek Back from Opioid Addiction

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CSIP Executive Director, Marjorie Clifton, and Fred Muench, CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (the Partnership), were recently interviewed by Health Day as part of an article highlighting the experience of a couple who overcame addiction. October 4, 2018.

Opioid Epidemic Resources and MedicineSafe Highlighted on New York’s NASH FM

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President and CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (the Partnership), Fred Muench, PhD, was interviewed on NASH Cares with host Tiffany Marie. He spoke about the help line, tools, and resources available through the Partnership for parents and caregivers whose children are struggling with addiction. July 8, 2018.

Connecticut Joins Effort to Combat Opioid Abuse

MedicineSafe Media Coverage

Recent media coverage by the CT News Junkie highlighted MedicineSafe, a joint effort of CSIP and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. Connecticut is the second state to join the initiative; North Carolina was the first. July 5, 2018.

Opioids From the Internet: Almost All Online Pharmacies are Illegal

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A recent article in Newsweek highlighted CSIP’s new report and its range of resources to help consumers verify the safety of online pharmacies before making purchases, find ways to save money safely when shopping for medications, and help families access opioid prevention and addiction management tools. July 1, 2018.

CSIP Participates in FDA Opioid Summit

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The FDA Opioid Summit brought together internet stakeholders, government agencies, and academic researchers to discuss ways to combat illegal online sales of opioids. June 27, 2018.

MedicineSafe Campaign Highlighted on ‘Overnight America’

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Ryan Wrecker, host of the ‘Overnight America’ show broadcast on KMOX News Radio 1120 from St. Louis, Mo. recently interviewed Courtney Hunter of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, discussing the opioid crisis’ impact on Missouri and the U.S., and highlighting the resources available through the MedicineSafe campaign. June 14, 2018

U.S. Opioid Crisis Highlighted on ‘The Chad Benson Show’

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An interview with Courtney Hunter from The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, about the current state of the opioid crisis in the United States, particularly as it is impacting children and young adults. The Chad Benson Show. June 7, 2018.