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Drug Intervention Institute president reflects on five years of service

By AMANDA LARCH For HD Media


CHARLESTON — By the numbers: in five years, the West Virginia Drug Intervention Institute (WVDII) has aided in saving 200 documented lives by direct use of Opioid Naloxone Emergency Box (ONEbox) kits, trained more than 30,000 individuals on naloxone and distributed more than 110,000 fentanyl test strips in all 55 West Virginia counties.


Susan Bissett, president and CEO of WVDII, reflected on the organization’s impact of the past five years following a celebration event. Founded in May 2019, funding was promised by the Winston-Salem Foundation from a donor advised fund established by, at the time, BB&T.


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