West Virginia Innovation Now

 

The Awards Ceremony

Addiction Policy Forum honored 10 West Virginia innovators changing the field of addiction at the Innovation Now Awards Ceremony on March 26, 2019. Addiction Policy Forum released its new report: 'West Virginia Innovations to Address Addiction: Ten Innovative Solutions that are transforming Addiction Prevention, Treatment and Recovery'.

Addiction Policy Forum was joined by Huntington Mayor Steve Williams, Senator Joe Manchin's aide Michael Browning, innovators and leaders in the field of addiction. Through the devastation of the opioid crisis in West Virginia, we are finding promise in these 10 innovative programs.  

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In the News...

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WOWK-TV

March 26, 2019

Ten local organizations and individuals were honored Tuesday afternoon as part of the Addiction Policy Forum’s Innovation Now Awards Ceremony.

 

West Virginia Metro-News

March 26, 2019

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams has said the Kanawha Valley and his city is becoming known as the epicenter of the solution.

 

The Register-Herald

March 26, 2019

Hosted Tuesday in Charleston, the West Virginia Innovation Now Awards Ceremony recognized 10 successful efforts in combatting opioid addiction and its impacts in the Mountain State.

 

The Charleston Gazette-Mail

March 26, 2019

Ten West Virginia programs were honored Tuesday for their “innovative” responses to the state’s drug epidemic.

 

The Associated Press

March 28, 2019

Ten West Virginia programs were honored Tuesday for their “innovative” responses to the state’s drug epidemic.

 

The Herald-Dispatch

March 28, 2019

Ten West Virginia programs were honored Tuesday for their “innovative” responses to the state’s drug epidemic.

 

The Logan Banner

March 28, 2019

Ten West Virginia programs were honored Tuesday for their “innovative” responses to the state’s drug epidemic.

 

Williamson Daily News

March 28, 2019

Ten West Virginia programs were honored Tuesday for their “innovative” responses to the state’s drug epidemic.

 

West Virginia University Medicine

April 3, 2019

James Berry, D.O., director of addiction services at the WVU Medicine Chestnut Ridge Center and interim...

 

Coal Valley News

April 3, 2019

Ten West Virginia programs were honored Tuesday for their “innovative” responses to the state’s drug epidemic.

 

The Morgantown News

April 4, 2019

WVU Medicine’s Dr. James Berry and his team were recently recognized by the Addiction Policy Forum for their work in expanding...