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January 22, 2020

Collaborative task force reduces overdose deaths in Clermont County

CLERMONT COUNTY -- Deaths from drug overdoses are down in Clermont County, according to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).
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January 9, 2020

Healing Together: Keeping families together during the opioid epidemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — The amount of children in foster care is at an all-time high and it’s because of the opioid epidemic. But one program in Fairfield County is trying to change it and keep families together.
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January 14, 2020

Central Ohio renews efforts to curtail drug overdoses, drug overdose deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSX/WTTE) — Central Ohio now leads the state when it comes to opioid overdose deaths.
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January 6, 2020

Ohio county reverses decision on opioid administrator’s pay

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio county that includes Cleveland reversed its decision that a new position to oversee the distribution of money from lawsuits filed against opioid-related companies would be paid in part from a settlement fund.
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January 13, 2020

Keeping families together: Medication-assisted treatment shows promise for mothers, children of opioid crisis

Medication-assisted treatment shows promise for mothers, children of opioid crisis
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January 11, 2020

This Town Is Known For Opioids: Can It Escape That Image?

Portsmouth, Ohio, is trying. But when an area gets labeled — say Appalachia with poverty or Chicago with gun violence — how do you get people to realize it is also about a lot more?
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January 2, 2020

Ohio radio station provides ‘oasis’ for listeners recovering from addiction

Cleveland-based reggae musician David Smeltz says he first started using alcohol and drugs heavily while touring in the mid-1980s.
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January 1, 2020

Employers display creativity in addressing opioid crisis

There is no silver bullet for curing the opioid epidemic that is ravaging communities and impacting employers, but some central Ohio businesses are finding creative solutions to help address the issue from within their own organizations.
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