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Opioid Alliance Named a Winner in the 2020 Sharecare Awards
The Ohio Opioid Education Alliance was named a winner in the 2020 Sharecare Awards 
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Words and Imagery Matter: The Struggle to Destigmatize Addiction
As a society, we have a responsibility to correct stereotypes and misperceptions that negatively impact how we view those with addictive behaviors and how their addiction is addressed
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Drug Disposal Can Save a Life
The safest way to dispose of unused or unwanted medication is by dropping it off at a prescription drug drop-off site.
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Concern from County Coroner as Overdose Deaths Increase
Overdose deaths are on the rise in Central Ohio. The impacts of COVID-19 are playing a significant role.
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10 Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Prescription Pills
Families now have more reason and opportunity than ever before to talk with their kids about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs. The Opioid Alliance is here to provide tips on how to “have the talk” with your children.
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Ohio Opioid Education Alliance Launches New PSA Campaign
A new PSA campaign warns parents and caregivers about the increase in mental health issues and the heightened risk of substance misuse brought on by the pandemic.
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Youth Substance Abuse Warning Signs
Youth Substance Abuse Warning Signs
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A Collision of Crises: How the Coronavirus Pandemic is Exacerbating the Opioid Epidemic
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting mental health and increasing the risk for substance misuse.
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Developing the Denial, OH Campaign
Nationwide CMO Ramon Jones and Marketing Director Melissa Nail discuss how the Denial, OH campaign was developed.
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Behavioral Health Providers Experiencing Increased Need for Services During COVID-19
Maryhaven CEO Shawn Holt shares how COVID-19 is impacting behavioral health providers.
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Local Faith Leaders Convene to Address Opioid Misuse in Their Congregations
Local Faith Leaders Convene to Address Opioid Misuse in Their Congregations
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New Study Validates Effectiveness of Denial, OH Campaign
New Study Validates Effectiveness of Denial, OH Campaign But Many Remain in Denial on Opioid Abuse
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Back to School is the Time to Talk about Opioids
It's clear that talking to kids about drugs can reduce their risk of use by up to 50%.
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs
1 in 4 teens will misuse or abuse a prescription drug at least once in their lifetime.
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Staying busy during the stay-at-home order is essential for people in recovery
Suddenly, many people in recovery have a lot more free time on their hands and look to virtual meetings to help maintain regular collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ohio Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction Services urging people to use COVID-19 resources
Lori Criss, Director of Ohio Health Mental Health and Addiction Services announces the launch of the “COVID Careline," which is a free confidential phone service where people can talk to a licensed counselor about mental health during the pandemic.
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Treatment for people in recovery doesn't stop during coronavirus pandemic
At Central Ohio’s oldest and most comprehensive treatment center, Maryhaven, employees help people and families dealing with addiction and mental illness. But now, many patients are joining group therapy chats or “telehealth” conferences with their health specialist to avoid possibly spreading the coronavirus.
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Medication treatment for opioid use disorder provides the opportunity for recovery
Research shows that medication should be a primary treatment for opioid use disorder, but why are so few teens and young adults getting care? Nearly 6 million people between the ages of 12 and 25 have a substance abuse problem and during this national crisis, too many young people are facing an opioid use disorder.
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Town Hall - Healing Together: Confronting the Opioid Crisis
ABC6 News & the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance investigate the increase in opioid overdose deaths. A variety of panelists offer viable solutions to a widespread problem affecting every corner of the state.
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