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3110, 2017

The Call: Rise Up Cleveland

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: Upcoming Event|0 Comments

A Night of Prayer and Worship Sunday, Nov. 12th @ 4pm Quicken Loans Arena A Call to Prayer, Worship, Praise & Unity TheCall does not advertise bands, nor promote speakers. We are not about the exaltation of human personalities. We are about exalting the Lord and Him alone. Our nation is in desperate need of the mercy of God and another great spiritual awakening, which will only come as the Body of Christ gathers together in prayer. We must drop every barrier that divides us and unite in prayer with the promise that God will pour out His Spirit (Joel 2). Let's believe that the [...]

3110, 2017

Parma Heights church to host Heroin Memorial Service Nov. 8

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PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio - The recent news the opioid epidemic has been officially called a public health emergency doesn't surprise Vineyard Cleveland Pastor Eben Brusco, who has been watching his congregation struggle with heroin addiction. The church is hoping to shed light on the subject with a Heroin Memorial Service taking place at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 inside of its York Road building. "This is for anyone who has been impacted by the opioid epidemic," Brusco said. "It'll be a short, one-hour service. We'll create some space for people to pray, grieve. It won't be preachy. We're just going to [...]

3110, 2017

Attorney General DeWine Releases “Recovery Ohio” Plan to Combat Opioid Epidemic

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: News|1 Comment

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today unveiled a set of 12 new initiatives to combat the opioid crisis. “Ohio is in crisis,” said Attorney General DeWine. “At least 14 Ohioans are dying every single day in our state from drug overdoses.  More people will die in Ohio this week than died in the devastating shooting recently in Las Vegas." DeWine unveiled a multi-pronged plan called "Recovery Ohio."  It includes increased treatment, new tools for law enforcement, and expanding prevention, and is described in detail below:  "Recovery Ohio" NUMBER 1:  Pass legislation to give the Governor the ability to declare a [...]

2910, 2017

‘This is skid row’: What two current heroin addicts want you to know

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Atlanta (CNN)We hear about those who've kicked addictions, inspiring hope. We shake our heads in sadness and despair when we learn about those who've lost the battle and instead found early graves. Our hearts ache when surviving family members and friends share their pain in hopes of saving others. But what about those who are deep in with no expectation of seeing their way out? Offering a rarely heard perspective, two heroin addicts in Atlanta opened up to CNN recently to tell their stories straight. They want their stark realities to serve as warnings. 'Not what you want to do' [...]

2610, 2017

Trump to declare opioid epidemic a public health emergency

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump, after months of promising to take sweeping action to combat opioids, will use an event at the White House on Thursday to declare the crisis a public health emergency, White House officials tell CNN. The move is different from the broad order Trump previewed over the last few months. The President, according to these officials, will direct acting Health Secretary Eric Hargan to declare a public health emergency under the Public Health Services Act -- which directs federal agencies to provide more grant money to combat the epidemic -- not a national emergency through the Stafford [...]