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WVU in the News: Local addiction recovery organizations partner to offer NARCAN, training to community members

Emphasizing the importance of utilizing community collaborations, the Mountaineer Recovery Center and the Berkeley County Community Outreach for Resources and Education (CORE) team are offering free NARCAN and training today in hopes of better arming those battling addiction and their loved ones against overdose deaths.

According to Kevin Knowles, business development chief with Mountaineer Recovery Center, said the center has been focused on creating and utilizing connections with any number of recovery-oriented organizations in the community as it continues to expand its own recovery offerings.

“Our community collaborations have been crucial, as we have tried to address the opioid and substance use disorder epidemic… since Day 1,” Knowles said. 

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