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By Alex Ross 

A bitter pill: Northern looks at prescription drug addiction


January 24, 2017

Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

Patrick and Melanie Wenger listen to Renee Nelson talk about prescription drug abuse Monday during the opening of Bitter Pill in Montana State University-Northern's Vande Bogart Library Monday The exbition will run through Sunday at the library.

Montana State University-Northern kicked off four days of activities to raise awareness about prescription drug and opiate abuse Monday night with an opening reception for an art exhibit at the Vande Bogart Library.

"Bitter Pill: Montana Lives Affected By RX Abuse," is a traveling art exhibit featuring more than 30 pieces by professional and amateur Montana artists meant to document experiences and views on prescription and opiate drug addiction and recovery.

Renee Nelson, an intelligence research specialist with the Drug Enforcement Agency's pharmaceutical diversion squad in Billings an...

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