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Opioid addiction

March 1, 2018
Shelly Elkington, of Montevideo, Minn., tells the story of her daughter Casey, who died of a drug overdose, during a hearing at the State Capitol in St. Paul on March 1, 2018. At right is Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar. Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Victims of opioid crisis tell their stories as Minn. lawmakers consider solutions
March 1, 2018 - 7:12pm
December 31, 2017
This methadone clinic in Brainerd, now owned by Valhalla Place, serves about 400 patients facing opioid addiction. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Killer Crisis: Access to addiction medication in rural MN limited
December 31, 2017 - 7:02am
November 18, 2017
North Dakota first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum discusses substance abuse prevention with students on the Grand Forks Youth Commission recently om the Grand Forks City Hall council chambers.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
As opioid use rises across ND, officials say treatment efforts must continue
November 18, 2017 - 11:55pm
October 7, 2017
From left, Joe Nickelson, Gordon Basswood and Tom Johnson eat lunch at Mn Adult Teen Challenge in Minneapolis on Thursday, Sept. 28. They are all recovering from opioid addiction. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
What will it take to quell scourge of opioid addiction? More than 3.5 million opioid prescriptions were written in Minnesota last year.
October 7, 2017 - 10:00pm
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