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February 22, 2018
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Kratom: Local users say it helps with recovery from opioid addiction
February 22, 2018 - 10:43pm
On front lines of opioid abuse, Minn. Judicial Council signs off on new tribal drug court
February 22, 2018 - 6:01pm
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., stands up while addressing a group gathered to discuss opioid addiction in rural areas at the Hazen City Hall on Feb. 20, 2018. From left, Aaron Garman, medical director of Coal Country Community Health Center, Mercer County Sheriff Dean Danzeisen and School Resource Officer Michelle Anderson were among the community leaders who spoke at the event. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Communities big and small need a plan to combat addiction, Heitkamp says
February 22, 2018 - 10:59am
January 29, 2018
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Couple receives Star Award for work done to combat drug addiction in youth
January 29, 2018 - 10:34pm
January 27, 2018
About half of the inmates at the Cass County Jail are repeat offenders who are locked up multiple times a year. North Dakota's Free Through Recovery initiative, which launches Feb. 1, seeks to reduce recidivism and prevent incarceration.
ND strives to shut revolving door to prisons and jails
January 27, 2018 - 3:10pm
January 22, 2018
Jenny Gross, a nurse at Community Medical Services, a methadone clinic in Fargo, holds a dose of medication. Methadone helps people addicted to heroin and other opioids go clean by suppressing withdrawal symptoms. Demand for the clinic's services have grown rapidly. Patrick Springer / The Forum
Demand grows at methadone clinic while F-M opioid deaths, overdoses decrease
January 22, 2018 - 6:07pm
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Fargo woman gets two years in prison for death of man on car hood
January 22, 2018 - 5:16pm
Alicia Marie Johnson (left) & Joshua Fonder (right)
Fargo woman gets two years in prison for death of man who fell from hood of moving car
January 22, 2018 - 4:39pm
January 20, 2018
Manda Palya, as seen Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, recalls her time spent with Joshua Fonder as his girlfriend. David Samson / The Forum
Loved ones dispute defendant’s portrayal of man who died after being thrown from hood of moving car
January 20, 2018 - 3:30pm
January 15, 2018
North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum speaks during an interview Feb. 3, 2017, in the Governor's Mansion in Bismarck. Forum News Service file photo
ND first lady to attend women's event at White House
January 15, 2018 - 7:37pm
January 3, 2018
Addiction commission to discuss community project Friday
January 3, 2018 - 8:59pm
December 13, 2017
Gov. Doug Burgum at an addiction program earlier this year.  Forum News Service file photo
ND launches ad campaign to reduce stigma of addiction
December 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
December 6, 2017
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Brothers share stories of addiction at NDSU lecture
December 6, 2017 - 6:28pm
December 1, 2017
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Minnesota health officials crack down on opioid producers, doctors
December 1, 2017 - 5:16pm
Being addicted to your smartphone can affect your safety and your health. New research shows a connection to a lack of neural chemicals that affect your ability to focus. Max Pepper/CNN.
Smartphone addiction could be changing your brain
December 1, 2017 - 8:56am
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