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April 26, 2020
Addiction recovery support goes virtual amid pandemic, and it’s left some vulnerable to relapse
ST. PAUL — For Lauren Pearson, inpatient treatment was the easy part of her recovery journey.
April 26, 2020 - 4:37pm
April 12, 2020
Virtual clinic for opioid use disorder opens amid COVID-19 pandemic
Thousands of North Dakota residents vulnerable to relapse and overdose can now access medication-assisted treatment without leaving home. Ideal...
April 12, 2020 - 5:06pm
February 13, 2020
North Dakota expands addiction and mental health treatment for teens
WILLISTON, N.D. — Western North Dakota will soon have the only state-funded addiction and mental program in the state that will allow teens...
February 13, 2020 - 12:11pm
January 16, 2020
Rate of gambling addiction still unclear in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — It started with parlay cards. It morphed into betting with a bookmaker. Years later, Don Weinberger's compulsion to gamble had him...
January 16, 2020 - 4:42pm
November 30, 2019
Recovering South Dakota meth addict recounts years of addiction and what it took to reach sobriety
HURON, S.D. -- It’s been seven months since Ryan Pomerico used methamphetamine, which is the longest he’s ever been sober over the past 12...
November 30, 2019 - 6:01am
November 24, 2019
Burgums hopeful for continuation of addiction services, but its fate up to future governors
BISMARCK — Supporters of the fledgling Office of Recovery Reinvented say the initiative is making progress on beating addiction. But the office's...
November 24, 2019 - 8:00am
November 18, 2019
'Meth. We're on it.' Noem announces launch of aggressive meth campaign in South Dakota
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said the state's Department of Social Services is launching the state's "largest and most aggressive...
November 18, 2019 - 11:39am
How I became friends with the police officer who locked me up
Tears streamed down my face as I sat shackled to a steel rail in the holding area of San Francisco's Ingleside Police Station. It was October...
November 18, 2019 - 8:30am
October 25, 2019
North Dakota's first lady takes aim at stigma of addiction
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota faces serious challenges in helping residents who are coping with addiction and mental health issues, but the greatest...
October 25, 2019 - 6:05pm
October 16, 2019
While millions are spent to fight opioid epidemic, a meth crisis quietly grows in Wisconsin
Jess Przybylski had never really dealt with loss. Then the father of her children was killed in a car crash. In 2011, her friends offered her...
October 16, 2019 - 11:40am
September 18, 2019
After fighting from the depths of opioid addiction, a Fargo woman hopes to help others
FARGO — Imagine being too young to legally drive and being given a substance that eventually controls you, changes you and nearly ends your life. At 12 years old, Chelsey Sitzmann was a strong-willed girl with a loud personality and a love for hockey. But an accident on the ice...
September 18, 2019 - 8:06am
September 11, 2019
Beating addiction, it turns out, follows natural law
WINONA, Minn. — What if there was natural law behind the universe of pain? More to the point, what if addiction, with its dizzying highs and...
September 11, 2019 - 6:03pm
August 18, 2019
Survey reveals which states spend most, least time online
BRAINERD, Minn. — People spend a lot of their free time online with their digital devices — a shocking and almost unbelievable amount —...
August 18, 2019 - 9:30am
July 9, 2019
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota hit with $125,000 fine for improperly denying claims
FARGO — Insurance regulators have fined Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota $125,000 for improperly denying some mental health and substance...
July 9, 2019 - 8:00am
June 26, 2019
Former addict opens her heart and a home for moms in recovery
FARMINGTON, Minn. — On the day Kari Rutman graduated from high school, she found her 19-year-old brother Josh dead from an overdose. Six years...
June 26, 2019 - 11:11am