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November 5, 2019

This Ohio Addiction Recovery Program Uses Opioid Settlement Money To Help Patients

Cuyahoga County, Ohio, is using opioid settlement money to expand an addiction recovery program that helps patients after they're discharged from the ER.
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October 28, 2019

'Rehab Racket': High Costs Of Addiction Treatment And Questions Over Efficacy

Editor's Note: This hour discusses topics of drug addiction that some listeners may find disturbing or offensive. If you or anyone you know is living with addiction and depression, there are resources available for help. Visit the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's website or call the helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357). Also, visit the American Society of Addiction Medicine or American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry to find a list of qualified physicians by zip code or by state.
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October 22, 2019

Opioid Settlement In Ohio Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

Two counties in Ohio have reached a major opioid settlement with the drug industry. It's valued at roughly $260 million. Local officials say that money paid out by drugmakers and distributors is desperately needed as they struggle to cope with the addiction crisis. But the settlement in Cleveland failed to produce clear legal precedents or any kind of national model for compensation as many observers had hoped. North Country Public Radio's Brian Mann reports.
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October 21, 2019

2 Ohio Counties Reach Settlement In Lawsuit Over Opioid Epidemic

Three U.S. drug distributors and a manufacturer reached a last-minute deal with two Ohio counties Monday, avoiding what would have been the first trial in a federal case on the opioid crisis.
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August 30, 2019

Ohio's Attorney General Is Trying To Pause A Massive Opioid Industry Lawsuit

Ohio's attorney general has moved to derail a massive suit against the opioid industry.
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June 14, 2019

Architecture For Possible Nationwide Opioid Settlement Unveiled

Attorneys for local governments across the country unveiled a plan Friday that they say would move the nation closer to a global settlement of lawsuits stemming from the deadly opioid crisis.
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April 1, 2019

Cover2 Resources

Each year, thousands of people from across the country go to Florida seeking treatment for drug addiction. Some find help and recover, but the vast majority relapse and continue to struggle with the disease, even after going through treatment many times.
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January 30, 2019

Doorsteps: Housing and the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio

Ohio is one of the states with the highest opioid related deaths, with over 3,600 deaths in 2016 (National Institute on Drug Abuse). While drug addiction certainly affects the health of the user, opioid abuse can also have harmful impacts on families and communities.
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