Related News

Check out these news stories and features relevant to WVCTSI health priority areas: 

WV public health official speaks on the opioid crisis - CNN (October 2017)

The opioid epidemic is finally a national emergency – eight years too late - The Conversation (August 2017)

The Addicts Next Door - The New Yorker (May 2017)

Drugs are killing so many people in West Virginia that the state can’t keep up with the funerals - The Washington Post (March 2017)

Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in Rural United States- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MMWR (Jan. 2017)

Advanced Black Lung Cases Surge In Appalachia- West Virginia Public Broadcasting (Dec. 2016)

The Children of the Opioid Crisis- The Wall Street Journal (Dec. 2016)

How West Virginia Became Ground Zero for the Opioid Epidemic- The Fiscal Times (Dec. 2016)