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September 25, 2019

In Township Ravaged By Opioids, Educators Create Program To Help Kids Cope

The state of Ohio is one of the bloodiest battlefields in the national war on opioids. By 2017, Ohio was second to West Virginia in rates of overdose deaths — 5,111. State district attorneys are battling with the makers of prescription opioids, and the settlements will someday help pay for programs to help addicts.
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September 8, 2019

Front-line treatment providers worry about getting pushed aside in Ohio opioid settlement

Many advocates on the front lines of the opioid crisis — from firefighters who revive overdose victims, to counselors at community treatment and recovery programs, to grandparents caring for the children of addicts — already are frustrated with two recent developments that could affect settlement payments in Ohio.
September 14, 2019
2-3:30 p.m.
Licking County Library (Downtown Newark)
Newark, OH
Community Conversation

Community Conversation - Newark

Using first-person stories from Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio, community conversation events will feature community members facilitating in-depth community discussions to encourage critical, historically-informed dialogue around opioid use, with the aim of reducing stigma.
November 15, 2019
11:30am-1:30pm
The Kumar Center at Soin Medical Center
Beavercreek, OH
Community Conversation

Community Conversation - Beavercreek

Using first-person stories from Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio, community conversation events will feature community members facilitating in-depth community discussions to encourage critical, historically-informed dialogue around opioid use, with the aim of reducing stigma.
July 27, 2019
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Pickerington Public Library
Pickerington, OH
Community Conversation

Community Conversation - Pickerington

Using first-person stories from Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio, community conversation events will feature community members facilitating in-depth community discussions to encourage critical, historically-informed dialogue around opioid use, with the aim of reducing stigma.
August 19, 2019
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Lima Public Library
Lima, OH
Community Conversation

Community Conversation - Lima

Using first-person stories from Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio, community conversation events will feature community members facilitating in-depth community discussions to encourage critical, historically-informed dialogue around opioid use, with the aim of reducing stigma.
July 20, 2019
2-4 P.M.
Athens Public Library
Athens, OH
Community Conversation

Community Conversation - Athens

Using first-person stories from Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio, community conversation events will feature community members facilitating in-depth community discussions to encourage critical, historically-informed dialogue around opioid use, with the aim of reducing stigma. This session will focus on the theme of Challenging Assumptions: Moving Beyond Stereotypes.
July 19, 2019
3–5 p.m.
Nelsonville Public Library
Nelsonville, OH
Community Conversation

Community Conversation - Nelsonville

Using first-person stories from Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio, community conversation events will feature community members facilitating in-depth community discussions to encourage critical, historically-informed dialogue around opioid use, with the aim of reducing stigma.
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