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January 27, 2020

BGSU gets $475,535 for addiction research

COLUMBUS – Bowling Green State University will receive research incentive funding from the Ohio Department of Higher Education to conduct research regarding substance use disorders.
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January 23, 2020

PrimaryPlus Partners With PursueCare To Offer Telehealth Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid And Other Substance Use Disorders To Ohio Valley Region

MAYSVILLE, Ky., Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PrimaryPlus (https://primaryplus.net) and PursueCare (https://www.pursuecare.com) today announced that they have partnered to launch an integrated telehealth addiction and behavioral health treatment model serving rural populations across PrimaryPlus' Kentucky footprint which includes seven health center locations.
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January 12, 2020

ACLU probes opioid treatment in Ohio jails

WARREN — If you or someone you know was or is in an Ohio jail or prison with an opioid use disorder and is or was impacted by the the unavailability of medication assisted treatment, the ACLU of Ohio wants to hear about it.
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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 13, 2020

Columbus city leaders to share 2020 plan for battling opiate crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — City of Columbus leaders are sharing their plan for battling the opioid epidemic.
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January 1, 2020

Crackdown on over-prescribing opioids drops overdose deaths

CINCINNATI — In recent years, state officials in Ohio have cracked down on how doctors prescribe opioids and other addictive substances, along with how they report prescription drug abuse. A subsequent drop in the number of overdose deaths have addiction counselors cautiously optimistic that the new measures could be helping.
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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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