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August Rivera, Executive Director at Eagle Ridge Institute, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Addiction poses threat to Oklahoma teens

Addiction poses threat to Oklahoma teens

The health department and local officials and organizations help teens struggling with addiction through programs and prevention tactics.

Joseph J. Johnston, CEO, and Edie Nayfa, Executive VP Clinical Services at Catalyst Behavioral Services, Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Nonprofit at forefront of opioid epidemic uses treatments that help reduce job loss, incarceration and family strife

“If you are worried about getting into treatment, this is the easy way in,” Nayfa said. “It’s keeping families together. It’s keeping people employed. It’s keeping people out of the criminal justice system. It is pretty amazing what treatment can do.”

Mark Woodward poses for a photo at the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, Thursday, April 14, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

420: Data shows marijuana isn’t Oklahoma’s problem drug

Though marijuana is a hot topic in Oklahoma, the state’s most dangerous drugs aren’t necessarily found on the street.

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