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What are the best ways Oklahoma can address the continuing epidemic of fatal drug overdoses, which are rising again not only because of prescription painkillers, but also black-market methamphetamine and heroin.

Speaking to the issue at our OKlahoma Watch-Out forum were Carrie Slatton-Hodges, deputy commissioner for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; Michael Brose, CEO of Mental Health Association Oklahoma, and John Scully, director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics.

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