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December 17, 2021

Families close to opioid epidemic get Christmas gifts from Ohio nonprofit

The opioid epidemic claims the lives of thousands of Ohioans every year with many leaving families and children behind.
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December 12, 2021

Program gives gifts to families struggling through opioid crisis

Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia are considered by many to be the states worst hit by the opioid and heroin epidemics. Approximately 10.1 million people aged 12 or older misused opioids in 2019. An estimated 40% of opioid overdose deaths involved a prescription opioid
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November 22, 2021

Opioid epidemic reaches crescendo as COVID-19 stays center stage

Dr. Sharon Parsons discusses positive role dentists can play to help mitigate opioid crisis
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November 17, 2021

States Get Road Map for Easing Access to Opioid Reversal Drug (1)

White House offers legislative suggestions. Laws currently vary between jurisdictions.
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November 24, 2021

Convenient store workers save customers from overdoses

NaloxBox program putting narcan in public places
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November 15, 2021

Ohio getting $808 million in opioid settlement funds, one organization wants that to go towards “life saving tactics”

The $808 million comes from an opioid settlement from distributors who helped fuel the national overdose epidemic.
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November 11, 2021

Hope United to host ‘Evening of Remembrance’ Candlelight Service

COVENTRY — Hope United, in conjunction with its support group The Well, will present its fifth annual “Evening of Remembrance” Candlelight Service Dec. 1 at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Compass North Church, located at 2268 S. Arlington Road.
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November 5, 2021

Governor DeWine Announces OneOhio Recovery Foundation Board Appointments

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced his five appointments to the OneOhio Recovery Foundation board and his two appointments to the Foundation’s expert panel.
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