Heroin and prescription opioid overdose deaths decline in Utah as state ramps up efforts to address epidemic

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On Monday, Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox and leaders from several of Utah’s executive agencies announced that for the first time in six years, the state of Utah experienced a decrease in heroin-related overdose deaths (2017). Additionally, data was released showing that the number of prescription opioid overdose deaths declined for the third consecutive year. Utah was one of only …

Utah Division of Child and Family Services Announces New Director

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SALT LAKE CITY – Twenty-five-year veteran of the Utah Department of Human Services (DHS), Diane Moore, has been appointed to lead the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS). “I am confident that Diane will serve admirably in this noble calling as the senior state executive for our child welfare system,” DHS Executive Director Ann Williamson stated regarding her decision …