opioids

Ryan Leaf at Billings Summit
Q2 reports on Monday in Billings, BlueCross BlueShield of Montana presented the Montana Opioid and Addictions Summit. The one-day event featured several speakers with a focus on finding ways to promote prevention and treatment efforts, including a prominent former NFL quarterback...
State Drug Programs Get Federal Money
State agencies throughout Montana are getting federal help to combat the opioid crisis. The Department of Justice awarded the money to the agencies yesterday with the largest chunk going to the state Department of Corrections, Crime Control Bureau...
Deadly Opioids Hit Billings
The opioid abuse epidemic, now officially a public health crisis, has not spared Montana, with powerful, deadly drugs now hitting the region. Fentanyl is a synthetic opiod between 50 and 100 times more potent than morphine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...