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AR Drug Take Back Day is April 30

AR Drug Take Back Day is April 30

What: 23rd semi-annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Take Back Day (partnership with the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day) When: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2022 Where: At secure collection sites statewide; full list at...

DHS Employee Earns 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40

DHS Employee Earns 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40

The Arkansas Center for Nursing is proud to announce the 2021 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40! Congratulations to these amazing nurse leaders! Jennifer Shuler is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with 11 years of APRN experience. She graduated from Arkansas State University...

Arkansas Drug Director Honored with National Award

Arkansas Drug Director Honored with National Award

Washington D.C. – The Annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for outstanding leadership recognizes Arkansas Drug Director Kirk Lane for his leadership in recovery support programs across his state and nationally.  The award was established in honor of Congressmen Jim...

1,000+ Lives Saved Through Arkansas Naloxone Project

1,000+ Lives Saved Through Arkansas Naloxone Project

More than 1,000 lives have been saved through the Arkansas Naloxone Project, which provides Naloxone (often referred by the brand name Narcan) kits to first responders across the state. Beyond saving a life, first responders are tasked to provide treatment and...

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