Opiate

Park City School District

On this year anniversary of the deaths of two Park City 8th graders, significant changes have occurred in the Park City School District. In a recent presentation to the Park City Rotary Club, District Superintendent Ember Conley highlighted the lessons learned and the efforts being made to address mental health and substance abuse.  Carolyn Murray has more:

The Utah Legislature has passed an Opioid Prescription Bill, HB 90, in both houses and it’s now waiting to be signed by the Governor. HB 50, a second Opioid prescription bill has passed in the house but is in committee waiting to go to the senate for a vote. Carolyn Murray has been tracking both bills and has this:

Utah Legislature Considers Opiate Prescription Bills

Feb 2, 2017

There are a number of Drug Bills this legislative session at the State Capitol.  With the high rate of addiction and overdose in Utah, one physician legislator in particular is working to get a bill passed that would increase regulation on Opioid prescription practices. Carolyn Murray has more: