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Grant to fund hands-on substance abuse education

Grant to fund hands-on substance abuse education

By Dixita Limbachia

November 10, 2015

The transition from the classroom to the real world will be made even more smooth with the help of a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHA.SAMHA granted $919,000 to Social Work at the University to fund the latest hands-on courses that prevent substance abuse...

UI sees biggest mumps outbreak in decade

By Mariah Schaefer

July 30, 2015

A mumps outbreak that started around April at the University has continued to produce cases of the viral illness.According to Rachella Thompson-Brown, communicable disease investigator at the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, there have been around 58 cases of mumps reported, and the majority ...

Carle and Champaign County Sheriff's Office partnership works to prevent drug overdoses

Carle and Champaign County Sheriff's Office partnership works to prevent drug overdoses

By Ben Lash

July 19, 2015

Carle Foundation Hospital and the Champaign County Sheriff's Office are taking steps to handle the misuse of both legal and illegal drugs. About 40 county officials will be equipped with the drug Narcan to counteract the effects of opioids when they are misused. Sheriff’s deputies o...