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February 6, 2020

Handling chronic pain may curb opioid epidemic, doctors say

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — For many people, pain fuels the opioid crisis. In fact, according to the CDC, Ohioans are being prescribed opioids at a higher rate than the U.S. average. However, state health officials said if people can handle how they treat their pain this may curb the epidemic.
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February 6, 2020

Helping A Child Whose Parent Is Struggling With Addiction

What can you do if you're a teacher, a neighbor, a churchgoer, a coach ... and you suspect a child is being impacted by a parent's addiction? Maybe you're thinking, "I'd love to help but it's not my business." Or "I want to reach out but I don't know much about addiction."
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January 28, 2020

Colerain Township officials credit Quick Response Team for new low in opioid OD responses

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Colerain Township officials reported a seven-year low in opioid overdose responses, and they credit part of their success to the creation of their Quick Response Team.
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February 2, 2020

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AWARDS RESEARCH INCENTIVE FUNDING FOR ADDICTION RESEARCH

COLUMBUS, Ohio (2020-01-27) — Four universities and a children’s hospital will receive Research Incentive funding from the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) to conduct research regarding substance use disorders in Ohio.
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February 3, 2020

Grants target recovery efforts in minorities

$350,000 award directs help toward minorities
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January 26, 2020

Chiropractor says med-free options still not available

Opioid crisis continues, with little help for non-pill options
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January 23, 2020

Columbus Metropolitan Library aims to tackle opioid epidemic with program

The Columbus Metropolitan Library is joining the fight against the opioid epidemic that continues to plague central Ohio.
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January 27, 2020

Colerain Twp. Quick Response Team sees overdose calls for second year in a row

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) - The Colerain Township Quick Response Team (QRT) was the first of its kind back in July 2015.
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