By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new media campaign, “Press Play PA”, was launched this week and seeks to raise awareness of recovery options and treatments.
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The campaign, led by Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman, is advertised on billboards, bus stops and bus signs in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties.
Kaufman said those counties have seen a particularly high increase in overdose deaths over the past year.
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A 22% increase was reported from 2019 to 2020 in Allegheny County, according to Kaufman.
“The Press Play PA campaign aims to connect West Pennsylvanians with substance use disorders to salvage resources,” Kaufman said.
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More information can be found on the Press Play PA website.