December 29, 2020
Among other momentous events, I’ll remember 2020 as the year when, decades after leaving my Ohio hometown, Hollywood brought it back to me.
July 28, 2020
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Grants Funding to State Pharmacy Associations for Technician Leadership Training, Creation of New Roles, and Opioid Education
Mississippi, Oregon, Ohio, and Wisconsin Associations Receive PTCB Project Grants
June 11, 2020
Beverly Hillbillies pill-mill parody among evidence Cuyahoga, Summit counties say drug distributor withheld before opioid settlement
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Attorneys for Cuyahoga and Summit counties say a major drug distributor withheld thousands of internal documents prior to reaching a multimillion-dollar settlement with the counties last fall over the opioid crisis.
May 23, 2020
As the opioid epidemic raged in 2011, employees of drug distributor AmerisourceBergen Corp., shared an email: a parody of the theme song for “The Beverly Hillbillies,” describing how “pillbillies” drove south to obtain drugs at Florida pill mills.
August 20, 2020
The goal of this session is to challenge our existing attitudes about who addiction affects. Using statistics on the opioid epidemic, along with a poem contributed by a social worker and substance abuse counselor, participants will explore the reach of opioids in Ohio. This session facilitated by Not Far from Me co-editor, Daniel Skinner.
February 13, 2020
Scott Sylak, Executive Director, Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Lucas County, "What were seeing is a tremendous growth in the number of opioid related deaths in minority communities.
January 11, 2020
Portsmouth, Ohio, is trying. But when an area gets labeled — say Appalachia with poverty or Chicago with gun violence — how do you get people to realize it is also about a lot more?