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Sesame Street Tackles Opioid Crisis

Karli, a green Muppet with two yellow pigtails, was introduced in May as a character in foster care who still has a relationship with her biological mother. Now, Sesame Workshop has announced that the show will be exploring Karli’s backstory, which includes that her mother has an opioid addiction. Keep Reading

CDC Announces $1.8 Billion in Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on September 4 more than $1.8 billion in funding to states to continue the Trump administration’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis by expanding access to treatment and supporting near real-time data on the drug overdose crisis. Keep Reading

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