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July 29, 2020

Series topic to be ‘The Role of Mental Illness in Addiction’

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Youth Network, in partnership with the Jefferson County Family Recovery Center, will kick off a four-part online speaker series with the theme “The Role of Mental Illness in Addiction.”
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July 29, 2020

Y-Haven Provides Treatment Even During the Throes of the Pandemic

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Since 1993, Y-Haven, which was formed by the YMCA of Greater Cleveland, has provided temporary housing and drug and alcohol treatment to adults in Cuyahoga County.
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June 16, 2020

Cuyahoga County Opioid Deaths Rising; COVID-19 Keeping Patients From Seeking Care

The coronavirus pandemic is not the only public health threat facing Ohio.
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June 16, 2020

In Ohio, Epicenter of the Nation’s Opioid Epidemic, a Day in the Life of the State’s First High School Devoted to Students in Recovery

Over the next several weeks, The 74 will be publishing stories reported and written before the coronavirus pandemic. Their publication was sidelined when schools across the country abruptly closed, but we are sharing them now because the information and innovations they highlight remain relevant to our understanding of education. Columbus, Ohio
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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