February 23, 2020
The Dispatch reported on Feb. 11 that “drug overdose deaths in Franklin County are at their highest ever.” Those of us in the funeral services business see the impact of this crisis firsthand.
January 9, 2020
Researchers at Harvard University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that rural Americans identified drug addiction and economic concerns as the most serious problems facing their communities.
February 5, 2020
Delaware Main Library
"Not Far from Me" co-editors Berkeley Franz and Dan Skinner will discuss opioids in Ohio and engage attendees in a discussion. The Central Ohio Symphony will begin the conversation with a drum circle.
Community Conversations — Activity
What role should health care professionals play in the response to opioids? How can reflection help individuals rethink their prescribing practices and identify individual or office-level initiatives to support patients with chronic pain while minimizing the risks of dependence?