Posts made in September, 2016


Recently, The Columbus Dispatch reported on the increasing availability of naloxone throughout Ohio, saying that according to the Ohio Board of Pharmacy, 1,000 pharmacies in 79 of Ohio’s 88 counties now offer naloxone without a prescription. Pharmacies are “playing a key role in the fight against opioid addiction…Expanding this life-saving medication’s availability has resulted in thousands of lives being saved,”...

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We hear so many reports of overdose, death and destroyed lives and families, all falling prey to opioid drug addiction. Tragedy pervades the news reports so often that we can forget what progress looks like. But, success does happen. On September 16, President Obama proclaimed September 18 – 24 as Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week. The measure is a welcome recognition of decades of hard work by thousands of...

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National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month


Posted By on Sep 2, 2016

September is National Recovery Month. Let’s spread hope! We can and do recover. If you are sober, you are encouraged  to post the amount of time you have sober on our Facebook page “This is Recovery”  and use the hashtag #wedorecover on Twitter and Facebook. Give our brothers and sisters who are still struggling hope by posting how long you have been in recovery and telling an inspirational story of what you are...

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Celebrating Restoration Date: September 17, 2016 Time:  Doors open at 4 p.m.; event is 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location:  Dave Finkleman Auditorium at Miami University 4200 N. University Blvd. Middletown, Ohio 45044 Website:  www.celebratingrestoration.com Celebrating Restoration is an event with guest speaker Dale Garrett, author of “My 7 Seconds in Hell.” Garrett will share his story of recovery and his survival from...

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