Sports & Health
Westwood Warriors Varsity Baseball Team Wins Neutral Conference Game
By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

On Tuesday, April 19, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community member and Westwood Warrior Aaron Makil played in a neutral conference baseball game against the Dobson High School Mustangs at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa. As a senior, this was the final home game for Makil, who is nearing the start of a new collegiate journey.

Lifesaving Naloxone Kits Now Available in our Community
By Robert Boyle, PharmD
Salt River Clinic Pharmacy
If you missed Dr. SueEllen Mcgee’s article regarding opiate abuse recently in the Au-Authm Action News, you will want to read it. Since 2009, more people in the United States die annually from opiate overdose than car crashes. This new wave of opiate use and abuse has been brought on by a number of things, including more people being prescribed opiate painkillers like Percocet, Oxycontin, Fentanyl and Vicodin. These medications have been prescribed more as medical groups and educators pushed medical providers to treat pain more aggressively, and as an unintended consequence, more patients became addicted to opiates.