Greater Than Heroin Summit Meeting Minutes

April 19, 2018 Fr. Bob introduces himself, the event, and everyone around the room gave their name and which organization they represented. Wide range of people in attendance: everyone from clergy, public service, to family members of those suffering with addiction. Overview of progress made thus far. What we need to do is connect this [...]

By | 2018-04-23T13:27:59+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Discussion|0 Comments

Pain in the Nation Update: Deaths from Alcohol, Drugs and Suicide Reach the Highest Level Ever Recorded

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By | 2018-03-22T17:05:34+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Discussion|0 Comments

Why the Codependency Myth of Drug Addiction Needs to Die

The dubious idea that we might "enable" our partners or loved ones suffering from addiction lingers—despite being unscientific and straight-up harmful. Chances are, if you have been affected by drug addiction or just watched enough reality TV, you've heard something about the concept of "codependency." It's the idea that partners and relatives of addicted people [...]

By | 2017-07-20T20:54:56+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Discussion, News|0 Comments

Help us to End Our Epidemic

Since 1952, Rosary Hall has been at the forward edge of the fight against addiction. When our founder Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA began this work, much of her focus was on the preeminently abused substance of the day: alcohol. But today, addiction has morphed into a more sophisticated foe. While alcohol, cocaine and other drugs [...]

By | 2017-04-11T09:48:32+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Discussion|0 Comments


Original article from www.opiates.com As you read this list, please bear in mind the intention of the article is not to judge, but merely bring to notice parts of a person’s life that are affected by addiction to painkillers or heroin. If you are battling an addiction problem or know someone who is, it is always advisable to seek professional [...]

By | 2017-03-29T11:32:41+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Discussion|0 Comments

MEETING NOTES: Medina County Outreach from February 7th

Things that have happened in Medina: 1. BCS – resource page in newsletter 2. Medina County Jail – Opiate Wing 3. Promoted GTH website at St. Ambrose 4. Medina County Library – rooms available for discussion 5. Lodi Library and Lodi PD – Hidden in Plain Sight Program 6. Celebrate Recovery Programs 7. Channel 8 [...]

By | 2017-03-29T11:32:41+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Discussion|0 Comments

Battling the Heroin Crisis

Letter from the City of Lyndhurst Chief of Police, Rick Porrello Overdoses from the powerful opiate drug heroin and its chemical cousins are taking Greater Cleveland lives at an unprecedented level. The synthetic opiate fentanyl is increasingly the villain in these tragic deaths. It is 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin. And if that’s [...]

By | 2017-03-29T11:32:43+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Discussion|0 Comments

5 Ways to Prevent Accidental Overdose

By Best Drug Rehabilitation Addiction can lead to a great many serious repercussions as an individual continues to abuse that substance, whether it be prescription drugs, alcohol, marijuana, or other illicit drugs.  An addict’s life can begin to function purely around the substance, while everything else is neglected.  When a person is so enveloped by [...]

By | 2017-03-29T11:32:43+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Discussion|0 Comments

Designing an end to opioid abuse

Ohio is facing a major opioid overdose crisis. Nearly seven Ohioans a day are lost in heroin and opioid-related deaths. Many schools have dealt with the fallout from this crisis. Today, we're announcing a push to do more. This year, many of our schools will plan and implement design challenges on understanding and eliminating Ohio's opioid crisis. Throughout [...]

By | 2017-03-29T11:32:43+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Discussion|0 Comments