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U.S. Will Try to Cut Opioid OD Deaths 40% in 3 Years

The Trump administration announced an ambitious program to reduce deaths from opioid overdoses in hard-hit communities across several states. The $353 million effort will test the idea that the best approaches to combat the drug crisis are well known but poorly implemented.

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Police Mental Health Gets Long-Awaited Attention

The focus comes as the Justice Department issues two reports focusing on the mental health and safety of the nation’s police officers. One example given is the trauma experienced by members of the SWAT team that went to Columbine High School in 1999.

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