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March 5, 2020

His Daughter Died Of An Opioid Overdose. So He Built A Treatment Facility In Her Name

Kevin Simmers tried desperately to get his daughter the help she needed to break her addiction to drugs, but he ran out of time.
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March 4, 2020

Latta introduces legislation reducing barriers to non-opioid pain management alternatives

Congressman Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, has introduced H.R. 5833, legislation working to increase accessibility to non-opioid treatment for those suffering from chronic pain.
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March 4, 2020

Inside a Preschool That Treats the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis

This story is part of an EdSurge Research series about the early childhood education workforce.
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March 4, 2020

Advocates, recovering addicts say Narcan access with proper treatment could help curb opioid crisis

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Access to a life-saving drug has expanded exponentially in recent years in Ohio. Some advocates think the increase in naloxone dispensing, both in pharmacies and through community initiatives, could eventually help curb the state’s opioid epidemic.
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March 4, 2020

Behind the Story: Healing the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis

This story is part of an EdSurge Research series about the early childhood education workforce.
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February 15, 2020

Free Narcan distributed Saturday in Mansfield's Central Park

MANSFIELD -- Anne Joudrey and Allison Loeber spent a cold, brisk Saturday afternoon offering to save lives.
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February 20, 2020

SCCOC plans for the future

Scioto County Collaborative Opioid Consortium held its first meeting of 2020 with guest speakers from the National Institute of Health.
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February 18, 2020

Opioid epidemic has some asking for Licking County syringe exchange program

LICKING COUNTY, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Several dozen faith leaders and other community members who attended a meeting Tuesday evening say they want the Licking County Board of Health to revisit their policy made one year ago to ban a syringe exchange program.
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