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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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March 2, 2020

Compassion: A new treatment for addiction?

As the opioid crisis grows, more employers are pivoting toward connecting workers to treatment and, ultimately, keeping them on the job.
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March 10, 2020

Pharmacist prescribing of naloxone improves access to life-saving medication

The number of naloxone orders dispensed in Ohio surged by 2,328% after the Ohio General Assembly approved a law in 2015 allowing pharmacists to dispense naloxone without a prescription, according to a recent study in JAMA Network Open. With prior studies estimating a 14% reduction in death by opioid-related overdose in states where access to naloxone is increased, the findings are significant.
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