Facts & Resources About Addiction Intervention in Pennsylvania
On January 10, 2018, Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency in Pennsylvania in response to the worsening epidemic of opioid overdoses and deaths. Governor Wolf went on to renew the disaster declaration on June 29, 2018, a move that allows opioid abuse prevention and treatment initiatives to continue, uninterrupted.
Prevention and rehabilitation initiatives have allowed many families to find treatment options for substance abuse and addiction. And with these options remaining open, Pennsylvania families still have a chance to get help for loved ones who are struggling with addiction, substance abuse, dependence and mental health conditions.