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How Ohio has Already Spent Federal Opioid Money

The entire nation is facing a brutal opioid epidemic, but some states have been hit harder than others. West Virginia is currently the capital of opioid abuse in deaths per capita but Ohio is a close second. The Trump Administration is working directly with government departments and governors to help
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When Should I have an Alcohol Intervention for a Loved One?

If you’ve watched enough TV you’ve probably come across the popular program Intervention. Interventions have been utilized for decades but have become more popular recently through a combination of pop culture, the proliferation of treatment options, and less stigma surrounding alcohol abuse. Unfortunately watching shows about interventions will not make
Opioid Crisis

Ohio Rep Presents Comprehensive Package To Fight Opioid Crisis

Opioids including prescription pills and illicit substances like heroin have been ravaging the United States for multiple decades now, but the rates of deaths, overdose, and addiction have reached alarming levels over the past few years. No state is immune from the national opioid crisis but some states like Ohio
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7 Signs of a Heroin Addiction

The United States is experiencing an opioid crisis and one of the most popular forms of opioids doesn’t come from a doctor but a dealer – heroin. When many users lose access to prescription opioids or prescription users want something more powerful they turn to heroin. It’s cheap, it’s powerful,
Long-Term Rehab

Who Would Benefit Best from Long-Term Rehab?

If you’ve decided you want to kick your alcoholism or drug addiction you will need a plan. The best plans start with an addiction treatment program. If you’ve been researching treatment for you or a loved one you can be overwhelmed by the options. There’s intensive outpatient, short-term inpatient, long-term
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Veterans and Addiction

American soldiers serve tirelessly to protect and defend our country, but the mental, emotional, and physical toll can often carry a heavy burden when they return to civilian life. Most people are aware of the staggering rates of PTSD affecting our troops. Something much more unspoken is the prevalence of
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How Ohio Hospitals are Battling the Opioid Epidemic

Today it’s hard to meet someone whose life hasn’t been affected by the opioid epidemic. We have all lost family and friends as the opioid crisis marches on – but help is on the way. Ohio has been harshly hit by the current epidemic, falling only behind West Virginia in
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Federal Government Sends Ohio $71.5 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis is felt nation-wide, but some states have been hit worse than others. Ohio has been one of the most ravaged states during the ongoing crisis. The Buckeye State trails only West Virginia for the number of deaths per capita related to drug use and much of those
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Benefits of a 12-Step Based Program

There are many ways to get over an addiction, but 12-step based programs have proven among the most popular and proof-positive across the world. 12-step meetings have existed for several decades and are used to help treat a variety of addictions from alcoholism to anxiety and everything in-between. 12-step meetings
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Deadliest Drugs to Detox From

Detox is not a pleasant experience. During detox, your brain and body go into panic mode as they reach for the drug they’ve become dependent on. Detox and drug withdrawal vary from drug to drug, and person to person – but it’s never fun. While detoxing from any drug is