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Coalition Updates

Check out this page for events and news related to our coalition and opioid safety.

Is Methadone For Me?

Is Methadone For Me?

Methadone is a medication used to treat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Methadone is a long-acting full opioid agonist, and a schedule II controlled medication. Methadone, a long-acting opioid agonist, reduces opioid craving and withdrawal and blunts or blocks the effects...

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Local Opioid Coalitions are Making a Difference in California The Public Health Institute has found greater progress in fighting the opioid epidemic in counties with local coalitions that are part of the California Opioid Safety Network, like our Siskiyou Opioid Safety...

Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day

Every year the Drug Enforcement Administration promotes national prescription drug take back events on the last Saturday of April and October. These events are held to help combat the opioid epidemic and provide a safe, convenient, and ecological way to dispose of...

Siskiyou Golden Fair

Siskiyou Golden Fair

As you know, the Siskiyou Golden Fair was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 global pandemic we are experiencing. Our world has been quite a bit different this year due to large gathering restrictions, social distancing, and all efforts to curb the spread of...

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