5 Ways to Help an Addict in Ohio

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If your loved one or family member in Ohio is suffering from addiction to drugs or alcohol, sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. You will have questions regarding what actions you can take, what treatment options are available, and what other resources are available in your community. In addition, you may … Read More

Ohio Lt. Governor Calls for Integrated Drug Control Strategy

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The Numbers Statistics related to the current state of opioid addiction in Ohio are staggering, to say the least. Current numbers reveal that deaths are climbing at an incredible rate and show no sign of slowing down. Here is a brief look at some important numbers: 2.3 million Ohio patients — roughly 20 percent of the state’s … Read More

Columbus Crack Addiction on the Rise

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While the well-known opioid epidemic in Ohio is making headlines, another drug that is just as sinister keeps gaining ground. Users say crack cocaine is one of the most widely available and easy-to-obtain illicit drugs in Ohio, specifically around the Columbus area. Though law enforcement officers tend to rank crack availability at a slightly more … Read More

Ohio Politics Focusing on Opioid Addiction Treatment

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As the political climate goes, so goes the discussion on the opioid epidemic. Ohio’s upcoming 2018 election has made the drug crisis a hot talking point. One side promotes going after the sources. For example, a lawsuit filed by the City of Dayton names five opioid manufacturers “for their role in helping to create the … Read More

What Happens to Your Job When You Go To Ohio Drug Rehab?

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Ohio drug rehab

It is an unfortunate reality that many people suffering from an addiction avoid help. One of the primary concerns is whether a stay in an Ohio drug rehab center will result in the loss of a job. The Family and Medical Leave Act prohibits firing a person for entering treatment if inpatient care is required. … Read More

Ohio Addicts Straining Emergency Rooms across the State

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says Ohio is one of the hardest hit states for opioid dependence and deaths due to overdose. Emergency rooms throughout the Buckeye State work under pressure as more people with addiction problems seek urgent care. Education, helpful programs, overdose intervention, and drug rehab in Ohio are all … Read More

How to Make a Success of Your Stay in Ohio Drug Rehab

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Congratulations! You have reached the point of recognizing you have an addiction and have decided to seek treatment to better your life. This is a big step that deserves credit. The next step is ensuring that you are successful in your treatment by following through with your program and reaching your goals. Rehab and treatment … Read More

Ohio Attorney General on War Path with Pharmaceutical Companies

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Mike DeWine, Attorney General of Ohio, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state, claiming that departments of five pharmaceutical companies are responsible for the state’s current opioid crisis. The lawsuit alleges that the sales reps of these companies deliberately misled doctors and patients about the dangers of opioid medications, understating their effects and making … Read More

Is In-Patient Treatment Necessary for Ohio Heroin Addicts?

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Inpatient drug rehab in Ohio

It seems like a big commitment, but inpatient drug rehab in Ohio is sometimes the best and safest choice for people addicted to heroin. Detoxification from heroin is multilayered, uncomfortable, and often painful. For some, going it alone without the caring supervision of a trained medical team can be dangerous. Although it is possible to … Read More