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 |2017-03-29T11:32:41-07:00February 10th, 2017|Discussion|Comments Off on MEETING NOTES: Medina County Outreach from February 7th

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 |2017-03-29T11:32:43-07:00November 11th, 2016|Discussion|Comments Off on Battling the Heroin Crisis

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 |2017-03-29T11:32:43-07:00October 24th, 2016|Discussion|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Prevent Accidental Overdose

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 |2017-03-29T11:32:43-07:00October 18th, 2016|Discussion|Comments Off on Designing an end to opioid abuse

LIVE ON LAKESIDE: Building a Plan for Pain Management

When Professional Athlete Gabrielle Reece had knee surgery, she decided she wasn’t going to risk using opioids for the pain in fear of becoming addicted. Dr. Scott Sigman explains alternative ways to deal with the pain that comes with surgery and other options to avoid opioids. Original Article found on Channel 3 Live on Lakeside: [...]

By |2017-03-29T11:32:43-07:00September 8th, 2016|Discussion|Comments Off on LIVE ON LAKESIDE: Building a Plan for Pain Management

September 2nd Meeting Minutes

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our gathering at Landerhaven on Friday, September 2nd. DISCUSSION: Follow Up: Call to action - what is 1 step you will do? LIKE Facebook page and SHARE. Date for next event....early October. Who can you invite to join you? Help us fill the room. Drug Dealer [...]

By |2016-09-07T19:58:03-07:00September 2nd, 2016|Discussion|Comments Off on September 2nd Meeting Minutes
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