November 13, 2017
Pennsylvania Sees Success in Substance Use Hotline Connecting Callers to Treatment
Governor Tom Wolf today recognized the one-year anniversary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs’ (DDAP) PA Get Help Now Helpline, which first began taking calls on November 10, 2016. The helpline is a toll-free, statewide service that connects individuals seeking treatment for themselves or a loved one to options in their community. The helpline, staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, received more than 18,000 calls in the first year.
October 20, 2017
Weekly Update: Supporting Bipartisan Health Care Reform, Urging Vote on Widely Supported Shale Tax and Funding for State-Related Universities, Combating the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic
On Monday, Governor Wolf expressed his concern that Congressional leaders were complicit in insurance rate increases stemming from the Trump Administration’s decision to not continue cost-sharing reduction payments, a move that would negatively impact middle-class families, seniors, and individuals with pre-existing conditions.
September 14, 2017
Wolf Administration Helpline for Addiction Assistance Continues Path of Substantial Growth
As the state and nation celebrate Recovery Month, Governor Wolf announced today that Pennsylvanians seeking help for drug and alcohol problems are increasingly turning to the statewide toll-free helpline, a program under the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP).
August 17, 2017
Governor Wolf Announces Tax Credits for Rehab and Reuse of Lancaster’s Vacant Bulova Technologies Building
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Commonwealth Cornerstone Group (CCG) has completed a $10 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing transaction that will support the rehabilitation of the Bulova Technologies building on Queen Street in downtown Lancaster into a strategically located mixed-use development.
July 18, 2017
PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK BOX PROGRAM
June 20, 2017
May 18, 2017
Why taking drugs to treat addiction doesn’t mean you’re ‘still addicted’