Upcoming Event

Ask the Doctor – June 26

“Ask the Doctor” June 26, 2018 Dr. James D Johns, MD FAAFP from Little Flower Family Practice in Canton. An open discussion about the health risks that addiction poses, and an open discussion about the topic. Sharing - family group at the Lantern Center for Recovery on Triskett Rd. Cleveland

By | 2018-05-29T13:24:36+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Upcoming Event|0 Comments

The Ethics of Addiction – June 12

“The Ethics of Addiction” June 12, 2018 Monica L. Gerrek is an assistant professor in the Department of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University and the co-director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics and the Institute of Burn Ethics at The MetroHealth System. She has a PhD in philosophy and completed the Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics. Dr. [...]

By | 2018-05-29T13:23:01+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Dispose of unwanted medications April 28 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

CLEVELAND, Ohio - People who have unwanted or expired prescription medications are encouraged to dispose of them on Saturday, April 28 - National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The study shows [...]

By | 2018-04-25T12:57:39+00:00 April 25th, 2018|News, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

John Carroll University to offer certificate for substance-abuse counseling

University Heights, Ohio - John Carroll University is now offering a certificate program to train counselors to treat people who have substance-abuse disorders. The program is open to those who have an associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree and are seeking to enter the field of counseling.  Due to the opioid epidemic, Ohio has a growing demand for [...]

By | 2018-04-17T09:38:07+00:00 April 17th, 2018|News, Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Coordinating Clinical and Public Health Responses to Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments

Join the 20th US Surgeon General, Acting CDC Director, a CDC subject matter expert, and other clinical and public health professionals for a webinar discussing new data and coordinated efforts by clinicians, public health government, and communities to respond to increasing opioid overdose emergency department visits. This combined webinar joins these two audiences together to provide [...]

By | 2018-03-12T14:46:43+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Kernels for Life Training and Roundtable Discussion on PAX/Kernels for Life

Thu, March 1, 2018: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST Join us for a full Kernels for Life training and roundtable discussoin of PAX and Kernels for Life Implemenation. Research-based Kernels for Life is a community-based prevention program made up of research-based strategies or "kernels" for impoving behavior, performance and relationships with young people. Free [...]

By | 2018-02-12T12:15:05+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Upcoming Event|0 Comments

Ideas for our Future Conference: March 27

Please mark your calendars to join us for the fifth installment of the “Ideas” conference series focusing on the impacts of the opioid epidemic in Ohio. Ideas for Our Future will address the need to create trauma-informed communities for children impacted by the opioid epidemic. Attendees will hear from experts in the medical field on [...]

By | 2018-02-06T11:56:29+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Upcoming Event|0 Comments