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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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December 13, 2019

Clermont County gives out resource bags for grandparents raising grandchildren

BATAVIA, Ohio -- Several agencies in Clermont County have banded together to make sure that grandparents and others raising the children of family members have some resources to help them.
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December 5, 2019

County in Ohio dedicates fund to hold opioid settlement cash

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the Ohio counties that struck a major settlement last month with the three biggest U.S. drug distributors and a major drugmaker has set up a special account for the money.
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