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Summer Sobriety Tips: A Reading List

Summer Sobriety Tips: A Reading List

If this is your first summer sober – congratulations.

You made it.

You worked hard to get where you are. Any period of recovery and/or sobriety is an accomplishment. We know it …

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Punk Rock Saved My Life.

Punk Rock Saved My Life.

By Joi Honer
By the time I turned 17, I was in recovery. It was 1981. Like most people in the early stages of drug recovery,
I hadn’t a clue who I …

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Treatment gives addicted a new chance at real life

Our state continues to be at the heart of the opioid crisis. I work on the front lines of the crisis. We opened our treatment facility earlier this year and …

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There's a science-backed treatment for drug addiction that works

There's a science-backed treatment for drug addiction that works

The death toll from the opioids epidemic continues to soar —nearly 64,000 people died in 2016 alone. Scientists are working to find creative tools to fight it, and President Donald Trump …

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‘Pulling out all the stops’ on opioids

‘Pulling out all the stops’ on opioids

Too often, overdose patients end up being discharged from an emergency room with no support for recovery, experts at an opioid conference said.

A “warm handoff” initiative that is in its …

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West Side health center to combat opioid epidemic

West Side health center to combat opioid epidemic

Pinnacle-Covedale Treatment Services recently opened in a Westwood shopping center to provide treatment for patients battling drug addictions.
Heroin and opiate abuse have reached epidemic levels in Greater Cincinnati, and the outpatient …

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Children of the opioid crisis

Children of the opioid crisis

In 2016, approximately 4,149 Ohioans died of unintentional drug overdoses according to numbers gathered by The Columbus Dispatch from county coroners. In 2016, according to the Ohio Department of Health, …

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First, recovery. Then, the rest of your life.

First, recovery. Then, the rest of your life.

At first, being in recovery is all-consuming. A meeting a night, talking with a sponsor, having coffee after a meeting, outpatient counseling, all on top of work and family commitments. …

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10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Addiction Relapses

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Addiction Relapses

The holidays are a time to eat, drink, and be merry. But what if you’re a recovering addict? The season for cocktails, parties, and good times can be a tough …

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The New Year’s Resolution To Consider, Based On Your Sign

The New Year’s Resolution To Consider, Based On Your Sign

It's almost 2018. For those of us who have a hard time making (let alone sticking to) resolutions, vague promises to "drink more water" aren't exactly appealing. So, this year, why not …

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