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May 28, 2020

‘Meeting people where they are is so important’

Ohio faces surge in opioid use in wake of virus
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May 23, 2020

Narcan handed out to stem opioid overdose rise amid COVID-19

With Franklin County seeing a spike in overdoses since the coronavirus pandemic hit, a collaboration of first-responders, treatment providers and health and hospital officials has hit the streets to help save lives. Saturday, volunteers distributed Narcan and drug test strips at eight locations.
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May 4, 2020

Spero Health Bringing Addiction Treatment to Fairfield Ohio Offering Telehealth Visits

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spero Health, a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders, announced today that it will open a new clinic in Fairfield, Ohio as it continues to respond to the high demand for increased access to addiction treatment services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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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March 17, 2020

Covid-19 will worsen the opioid overdose crisis if we don’t prepare now

In cities across the country, morning is peak time at almost any opioid treatment program. The line stretches from the front counter to the back door as patients wait to get their daily dose of methadone. It’s an absolutely essential gathering, but one that runs counter to containing the Covid-19 outbreak.
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April 1, 2020

Virus outbreak creates new challenges for addiction recovery

SEATTLE (AP) — Charlie Campbell, nearly 13 years sober, is feeling tested today more than ever to stay that way.
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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.
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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.
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