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El Camino joins the fight against opioid crisis

Original post made on Jan 22, 2018

As the death toll for opioid-related deaths climbs throughout the United States, El Camino Hospital officials say they're doubling down on ways to control the problem on a local level by keeping a close watch on prescription painkillers and offering more services for patients suffering from chronic pain.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 22, 2018, 12:33 PM

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Posted by Member
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jan 22, 2018 at 4:33 pm

91 Deaths EVERY DAY, and why Jeff Sessions worried about MJ? That 0 deaths a day must be too hard to grasp while his brain is in an Opiod fog.

Mt. View, you want to help? Add MJ dispensaries! Folks need to get away from their outdated notions of what a MJ user is, I went down to my dispensary last week, it looked like a super busy business lunch. Everyday well to do valley folks in business attire. All races all ages.

The only crisis is pharmas stranglehold on policy.

Posted by Sarah1000
a resident of another community
on Jan 23, 2018 at 5:25 pm

Thank goodness that the construction on the beautiful, new Behavioral Health building at the Mountain View campus is on schedule. The difficulty of living with a mental health condition can lead to self-medication. Thank you to all the generous donors and supporters of Fulfilling the Promise (Web Link who are making this progress possible.

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