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JMU hosts conference on opioids

With the opioid crisis declared as a national emergency, state and federal agencies are now equipped with greater resources and opportunities to combat addiction. Looking to join this effort, the PA program received a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration that they used to host a Conference on Opioids.

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