Community

substance_abuse_coalition.jpg
May 13, 2020

Opioid task force eyes strategic plan

An opioid task force formed by the Monroe County Substance Abuse Coalition is eying a strategic plan for tackling the county’s opioid abuse problem.
wmc_5.png
May 12, 2020

Best Life: Grandparents thrown into opioid crisis

Cleveland, Ohio. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – The opioid epidemic continues to hit our country hard. Last year, more than 46,000 people died from overdoses, leaving thousands of children without parents.
vinton_county.jpg
April 29, 2020

Ohio County Prosecutor: Pandemic Puts More Stress On Families Dealing With Addiction

Vinton County, Ohio, has been on the front lines of the opioid crisis in the U.S. for several years. The drugs may have changed over the years — from opioids to meth — but the devastating effects on families have not.
oa_online.jpg
April 22, 2020

Spero Health Brings Life-Saving Addiction Treatment to Dayton Ohio

In response to the high demand for addiction treatment services during the COVID-19 pandemic, Spero Health has announced they will expand by opening a new location in Dayton, Ohio on May 5 th. Spero Health, a CARF-accredited, community-based organization and national leader in outpatient addiction treatment of substance use disorders, operates more than 35 clinics located throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee, providing care for more than 7,000 patients each month.
ideastream.png
March 30, 2020

Grant Will Provide Temporary Pandemic Shelter For Northeast Ohio's Homeless

A grant from the Cleveland Foundation’s new Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund will help provide temporary shelter for dozens of Northeast Ohio’s homeless during the coronavirus pandemic.
abc_6.jpg
March 27, 2020

Medication treatment for opioid use disorder provides the opportunity for recovery

Research shows that medication should be a primary treatment for opioid use disorder, but why are so few teens and young adults getting care?
local_12.jpg
March 30, 2020

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine orders schools to remain closed until May 1 as cases pass 1,900

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKRC) - Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says schools will remain closed to in-person learning until at least May 1. They will re-evaluate at that time.
abc_6.jpg
March 6, 2020

'I'm going to help them': Franklin County judge improving lives afflicted by opioids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A court in Franklin County is taking an alternative to prosecuting those charged with felony drug charges by offering a therapeutic approach.
Close