Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Addiction

April 19, 2018
Minnesota officials detail extent of opioid crisis, highlight treatment programs
April 19, 2018 - 8:21pm
February 22, 2018
On front lines of opioid abuse, Minn. Judicial Council signs off on new tribal drug court
February 22, 2018 - 5:50pm
January 21, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am
January 9, 2018
From left, Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, Anne Hazlett, assistant to the secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Roger Johnson, president of National Farmers Union, talk about rural opioid addiction during the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2017. American Farm Bureau Federation image
Farm Town Strong effort involves reducing stigma, increasing help for opiate addiction
January 9, 2018 - 12:40pm
January 4, 2018
Stock image
Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
December 31, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t blame drug companies for opioid problem
December 31, 2017 - 11:25am
December 18, 2017
John Skipper, the president of ESPN, at his office in Bristol, Conn., July 25, 2013.  (Richard Perry/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
ESPN's John Skipper resigns, citing a substance abuse problem
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 8, 2017
CHI St. Gabriel's Health's Dr. Heather Bell (left), family practice physician; Kathy Lange, foundation director; Lee Boyles, president, and Dr. Kurt DeVine, family practice physician, pose for a photo with U.S. Sen Al Franken (center). Those behind the opioid project in Little Falls traveled to Washington in September to brief Congress on how to replicate the program elsewhere in the country. Submitted photo.
Nation takes note of Little Falls anti-opioid abuse effort
October 8, 2017 - 7:20am
September 21, 2017
Patrick Kennedy, son of Ted Kennedy and nephew of JFK, talked Thursday at the Minnesota Hospital Association Annual Meeting at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake. Kennedy, a recovering drug addict, has dedicated his life to helping people with mental health and chemical addiction problems. Steve Kohls/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Mental health brings a Kennedy to Minnesota, and he's not happy about state of affairs
September 21, 2017 - 8:55pm
August 9, 2017
Bottles of rye whiskey  (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
August 5, 2017
Face it TOGETHER plans Wednesday meetings
August 5, 2017 - 7:25am
July 8, 2017
North Dakota's methadone clinics quickly gaining patients
July 8, 2017 - 8:43pm
Dilworth Police Chief Ty Sharpe shows the naloxone kit that police officers will have in their squad cars.David Samson / Forum News Serviceplay button
Dilworth police carrying opioid antidote is first in Fargo-Moorhead area
June 8, 2017 - 9:40pm
May 14, 2017
Mary Locken talks Monday, April 24, 2017, in her south Fargo home about turning in her two sons for drug abuse including Joe Horski, 23. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Serviceplay button
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
March 28, 2017
When completed, the Park Place Apartments will include a 60-unit apartment, with 40 units dedicated to single room occupancy for chronic alcoholics and 20 efficiency apartments for the recently homeless. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Park Place takes shape: Housing unit on Third Street on schedule for October completion
March 28, 2017 - 4:59pm