February 23, 2020

Letter: Counter opioid epidemic with protection, education

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

Rural Americans Increasingly Concerned About Opioid Addiction, Study Finds

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
7–8 p.m.
Delaware Main Library
Delaware, OH
Community Conversation

Community Conversations: The Opioid Epidemic

"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.
December 2, 2019

The Class of 2000 ‘Could Have Been Anything’

The high school yearbook is a staple of teenage life. But for some, it reflects the devastating toll of the opioid crisis.
Community Conversations — Activity

To Heal, Not Harm

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?