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West Virginia University’s third academic media day focused on the state’s opioid crisis with an impressive list of exp erts from across campus including Ali Rezai, Cassie Leonard, Frankie Tack, John Deskins, Marc Haut, Paul Speaker and Suzanne Bell. In addition to the health costs of the crisis, experts also outlined societal and governmental costs to the state.  Media outlets from around West Virginia covered the event, including the Associated Press, WVMetro News, Ogden Newspapers, which owns several newspapers, and WBOY-TV. Several outlets did more than one story.

The AP article appeared in:

WVMetro News coverage:

Ogden Newspapers’ coverage in Wheeling, Martinsburg, Parkersburg and Ohio:

WBOY-TV:

WDTV-TV :

The (Beckley) Register-Herald:

The (Clarksburg) Exponent Telegram:

The Dominion Post:

The (Fairmont) Times West Virginian
This is a seven-part series from the newspaper on the University’s efforts to address the opioid crisis in the state.
The Daily Athenaeum:
The Washington Post:
U.S. News & World Report:
The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail: