opioids CDC Director Talks Opioid Crisis, HIV Prevention During NWA Visit By Antoinette Grajeda • Jul 31, 2019 A. Grajeda / KUAF Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control, toured the region with U.S. Rep. Steve Womack of Rogers. Their visit included a discussion of the opioid epidemic and an effort to reduce new HIV infections in Arkansas. Benefit Concert Supports Foundation's Distribution of Naloxone Kits By Antoinette Grajeda • May 14, 2019 During the last months, the Matt Adams Foundation for Opioid Recovery has distributed about 300 Naloxone kits to the community. The group is hosting a benefit concert May 19 at George's Majestic Lounge to help support their work. Prescribing Opioids in Arkansas By Karen Tricot Steward • Mar 13, 2018 The conversation about how opioids can, and should, be prescribed continues in Arkansas. We have a special report from Karen Tricot Steward of our partner station KUAR in Little Rock.