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|Sources of Statistics: NIH Fact Sheets: Heroin Addiction and New Mexico Department of Health. New Mexico Substance Abuse Epidemiology Profile, 2017|
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Porter Christensen, of Pine View High School in Utah, won first place and a $10,000 scholarship for his video “Waiting to Die.” Learn more about the finalists.
(KOB4, June 21) This week, about 35 New Mexico teens from across the state attended a three-day youth leadership training held by DEA 360 and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). Read more.
(CBS News, October 26) Narcan, a nasal spray form of naloxone that reverses opioid overdoses, will now be a little easier to get. Read more.