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Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis

Sidewalk prayers near shoot-up spots. Sunday sermons in the back of a bar. Pleas to struggling souls to surrender to God. Funerals for members of their flock who didn’t make it. Clergy members have become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis, often leaving the pulpit to minister on the streets. They can be reverends, … Continue reading Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis

Governor Wolf Announces 59 Counties Initially Participating in PCCD’s Naloxone for First Responders Program

Harrisburg, PA/December 5, 2017 (STL.News) – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that 59 counties have been recently approved by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) to be the initial recipients of naloxone for first responders in Pennsylvania. The naloxone was made available through a $5 million appropriation included in the 2017-2018 state budget. … Continue reading Governor Wolf Announces 59 Counties Initially Participating in PCCD’s Naloxone for First Responders Program