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December 20, 2019

Innovating Recovery: Group Highlights New Approaches To Addiction Crisis

After years of leading the nation in overdose death rates, Ohio Valley communities are looking for new ways to deal with the addiction crisis. A national nonprofit organization promotes and partners with programs that do just that.
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December 19, 2019

Nurses defend Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients in lawsuit against hospital

Dr. William Husel allegedly ordered excessive doses of fentanyl to speed the end of patients' lives. Some former colleagues are rallying around him.
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December 18, 2019

Local Churches Team Up to Provide Naloxone Kits

Religious leaders in Stark County are taking new steps in an effort to reduce opioid overdoses.
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December 15, 2019

Covering the opioid epidemic: Despair, bravery, helplessness, iron will and too much death

CINCINNATI – They were hiding. Even when they were in recovery from addiction, they were afraid to tell their stories.
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December 13, 2019

Clermont County gives out resource bags for grandparents raising grandchildren

BATAVIA, Ohio -- Several agencies in Clermont County have banded together to make sure that grandparents and others raising the children of family members have some resources to help them.
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December 11, 2019

Ohio no longer considering opioid settlement protection fund

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Ohio has decided not to move forward with a proposed constitutional amendment that would create a fund to ensure future settlement money from government lawsuits over the opioid epidemic is used to address that problem.
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December 11, 2019

Ohio House Leaders Reject Yost's Opioid Settlement Plan

Both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Ohio House say that voters won't see a constitutional amendment proposed by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.
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December 11, 2019

The Core - Inside Ohio's opioid crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Trains screech by on a sunny day in Chillicothe. The only other sound coming from the rhythmical flip and flop of Lagenna's sandals over the rocks and dirt next to the tracks. It’s steamy outside.
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