Opioid Epidemic

Ohio to Give $3 Million to Tech Business Making Abuse-Resistant Opioid

Ohio, second only to West Virginia in Opioid overdose deaths, plans on providing $3 million to a tech company that is developing an abuse-resistant prescription painkiller in an effort to combat the Opioid epidemic in the state. Elysium Therapeutics is the developer of this new painkiller and has received this
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Why Relapse Addiction Therapy is So Important

As with most diseases, with addiction comes the potential for relapse. A relapse is not a moral failing, rather simply part of the disease. While those in recovery are constantly striving to maintain their sobriety in an effort to prevent relapse, sometimes it just happens. For some, relapse is something
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Ohio Police Chief Overdoses on Drugs Taken from Evidence Room

Caught in the grips of the opioid epidemic unlike one ever seen before, millions of Americans are addicted to substances such as heroin and prescription painkillers. Thousands of those individuals are losing their lives due to overdoses that are both intentional and accidental. And while the opioid epidemic carries on,
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Ohio Medicaid Recipients Still Overprescribing Opioids

Coming in right behind West Virginia for most opioid overdose deaths per capita, Ohio is experiencing the brunt of the opioid epidemic that the United States is facing. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), there were approximately 32.9 deaths related to opioids per every 100,000 people in
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What Our Holistic Rehab Has to Offer

Let’s be real, for many, making the decision to attend a substance abuse center for their drug or alcohol problem is usually the last stop on the block, once nothing else has worked. However, it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom, and, with a good recovery center, comes
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Are Health Insurance Companies Fueling the Opioid Epidemic?

In one of the greatest health epidemics facing our country in the last 100 years, the opioid epidemic has everyone talking about how to fight back. One of the primary targets for blame is the major pharmaceutical companies that manufacture and massively pedal these prescription drugs. However, one that is
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When Should I Have an Intervention for a Loved One?

When someone is struggling with addiction, it is only a matter of time until his or her tendencies become obvious to others. At the beginning of one’s addiction, he or she may only display a few red flags of symptoms such as being secretive or asking to borrow some cash.

Kasich Admin Block Ohio’s Syringe Program from Getting Federal Funds

There is no doubt that people all over the country are struggling to keep their heads above water amid the opioid crisis that we are in, however, some places across the United States are hotbeds for this ever-growing epidemic. Ohio is one of them. Right behind West Virginia, Ohio remains
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How Do I Know If Short-Term or Long-Term Rehab Is for Right For Me?

Today, America is facing more challenges than we are possibly able to count. One of those challenges is addiction. Millions of Americans are addicted to substances such as alcohol, heroin, prescription drugs, cocaine, and many more. And while not nearly enough of these individuals are obtaining the treatment they need
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Six Signs You Need Residential Rehab

If you are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, the last thing that might be on your mind is getting treatment. You, like many other addicts and alcoholics, are likely more consumed in your active addiction (seeking out your substances of choice, going to all ends to obtain these substances, and