addiction

Judge Steven O’Neill said putting someone with opioid addiction behind bars may offer short-term safety to the community, but the person will not get the treatment they need.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
June 15, 2018 - 1:27 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Attendees at a conference in Montgomery County on battling opioid addiction heard from people making a difference on the front lines, including some who hope that there might be progress in the fight. Leaders from health care, law enforcement and the...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
June 06, 2018 - 4:04 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A mental health care treatment program for military vets is being launched in Philadelphia. Headstrong was founded six years ago by three combat veterans who wanted to get help for those who served in the military post-9/11 who were struggling with post-traumatic...
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Kim Glovas
May 19, 2018 - 12:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The heroin overdose epidemic is being confronted head on by a thrift shop in Bucks County, and the grand opening is Saturday. It's called Hope ReStored, and it's operated by the non-profit Hope Against Heroin. Founder Kim Hogan says proceeds from the shop on West...
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Amanda De Guio went missing on June 3, 2014.
De Guio family
Kristen Johanson
May 07, 2018 - 10:47 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are ramping up efforts to find a Delaware County mother who has been missing for four years. Police are expanding the investigation, adding a team of detectives who are working to bring her family answers. Amanda De Guio walked out of her Drexel Hill...
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