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September 20, 2019 - Newport, PA

Wolf Administration Joins 'Farm Town Strong' to Fight Rural Opioid Misuse During STOP OVERDOSES IN PA: GET HELP NOW WEEK

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today was joined by Wolf Administration officials and leaders of agricultural advocacy organizations at the Perry County State Health Center to bring attention to the opioid epidemic in farm country and provide resources to those struggling with opioid-use disorder.



<a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_01.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, joined by Wolf Administration officials and leaders of agricultural advocacy organizations, brings attention to the opioid epidemic in farm country at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_02.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Leesa Allen from the Department of Human Services discusses resources for those struggling with opioid addiction in rural communities at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_03.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Wolf Administration officials and leaders of agricultural advocacy organizations bring attention to the opioid epidemic in farm country at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_04.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jim Barbour of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau brings attention to the opioid epidemics impact on farm country at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_05.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding discusses the opioid epidemics impact on rural Pennsylvanians at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_06.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Wolf Administration officials and leaders of agricultural advocacy organizations bring attention to the opioid epidemic in farm country at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_07.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, joined by Wolf Administration officials and leaders of agricultural advocacy organizations, brings attention to the opioid epidemic in farm country at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_08.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding discusses the opioid epidemics impact on rural Pennsylvanians at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_09.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Leesa Allen from the Department of Human Services discusses resources for those struggling with opioid addiction in rural communities at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_10.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, joined by Wolf Administration officials and leaders of agricultural advocacy organizations, brings attention to the opioid epidemic in farm country at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_11.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Ellen DiDomenico from the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs spreads awareness of the opioid epidemics impact on rural Pennsylvanians at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_12.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Wolf Administration officials and leaders of agricultural advocacy organizations bring attention to the opioid epidemic in farm country at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_13.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jim Barbour of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau brings attention to the opioid epidemics impact on farm country at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS17398_AGRIC_OPIOIDS_CZ_14.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Terra Brownback of Spiral Path Farm, who lost her son to opioid overdose, shows support for opioid awareness at the Perry County State Health Center in Newport on September 20, 2019.