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May 13, 2020

Opioid task force eyes strategic plan

An opioid task force formed by the Monroe County Substance Abuse Coalition is eying a strategic plan for tackling the county’s opioid abuse problem.
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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 23, 2020

Letter to the Editor: Let county boards oversee opioid settlement funds

On behalf of the Advocacy Subcommittee of the Portage Substance Abuse Community Coalition, we would like to bring the community’s attention to our concern with the manner in which the State of Ohio plans to handle and divide the opioid settlement funds.
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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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December 30, 2019

County Creates Position to Oversee Opioid Settlement Fund

An Ohio county has announced a six-figure salary position to ensure all the money the county receives in settlements with drug companies is used to combat the opioid crisis.
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December 4, 2019

Cleveland Clinic’s Community Benefit Topped $1B in 2018

Total includes operations in Ohio, Nevada and Florida; Highest in Cleveland Clinic’s history
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October 22, 2019

Ohio governor convenes talks with lawyers in opioid lawsuits

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that he has convened a meeting with the state attorney general and lawyers for cities and counties involved in the national opioid litigation to discuss how millions in settlement dollars might be spent.
Community Conversations — Activity

The Buck Fifty

Using the experience of two individuals who created the Buck Fifty relay race to support drug free youth, this activity explores the role that average people can play to help rebuild their communities. Participants will discuss strategies to identify and respond to local needs in their region.
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