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Lt. Governor and NFL Hall of Famer Randy White Kick Off Coaches vs. Overdoses Initiative to Curb Opioid Abuse in Delaware

Each October, Delaware observes National Substance Abuse Prevention Month by “going purple” with the program Delaware Goes Purple. The program empowers the community to stand up, to erase the stigma and support people who need it most. This year, Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long and NFL Hall of Famer Randy White teamed up with Delaware coaches and student athletes to launch the Coaches vs. Overdoses initiative.

Lt. Governor, NFL Hall of Famer Randy White promote effort to curb teen prescription drug abuse

Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long joined NFL Hall of Famer, and Delaware native Randy White at the DIAA women’s high school basketball semi-finals on Wednesday to announce a new statewide initiative to curb prescription drug abuse in Delaware. The “Bench Opioids” initiative is a prevention and drug disposal blitz targeting opioid abuse and overdose deaths, especially among student-athletes.

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