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New position aimed at coordinating efforts to fight the state’s opioid crisis
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today Paul Krupski has been selected to serve as the new Director of Opiate Initiatives to coordinate the department’s efforts to end the state’s opioid crisis, effective today.
“Opioid overdoses and the misuse of opioids affects every corner of the state, and Paul’s experience and skills support our efforts to ensure that our response is as aggressive and effective as possible,” said DHS Secretary Linda Seemeyer. “Opioid use disorder, including heroin and prescription drugs, is destroying families, and we must do whatever we can to end the heartbreak affecting so many.”