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Opioid settlement: Here’s how much money Pa. counties would see

Counties will have broad authority to decide where the money goes.

By Brett Sholtis

AG Shapiro touts $1B settlement with opioid companies amid criticism from district attorneys

Municipalities face a choice: take the funds, and agree to drop their lawsuits, or fight the drug companies in court.

By Brett Sholtis

More than 4,300 people died from drug overdoses last year in Pa.

More than 4,300 people died from drug overdoses in Pennsylvania during 2019, according to a recent state Department of Health report.

By Brett Sholtis

A day in the life of someone in long-term recovery during the coronavirus pandemic

“It’s kind of the silver lining of this whole entire pandemic,” Dan Albert says, “knowing that even though we’re apart, we’re never alone.”

By Keira McGuire

Clean for 10 years, this central Pennsylvania woman offers others hope and a cup of coffee

Jan Arkon devotes her life to helping others reach and stay in recovery.

By Keira McGuire

‘We try to pay it forward’: People in long-term recovery from opioid addiction guide others

More and more today, those are people in long-term recovery from opioid addiction who know firsthand what addiction feels like and how overwhelming it can be to come out of treatment and pick up the pieces.

By Keira McGuire

Transforming Health: Recovery Is Possible

Every day people enter recovery from opioid addiction, and when they do there are others in recovery waiting to support them.

By Keira McGuire

Roundtop Mountain Resort in York County sold amid Purdue Pharma bankruptcy

Roundtop Mountain Resort in York County is one of five Pennsylvania ski resorts sold as part of legal actions against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and bankruptcy proceedings by the Sackler family.

By Brett Sholtis