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How To Navigate Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

September 14, 2022

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), about 1,906,000 Ohioans have a mental health condition such as depression, bipolar disorder, or substance use disorder (also called drug addiction). ..

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Ohio Pharmacies’ Role In The Opioid Epidemic

September 08, 2022

In August, an Ohio judge ruled that three of the nation’s biggest pharmacies (CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart) must pay $650 million for their role in the Ohio opioid epidemic. The..

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12 Signs That Someone Is On Drugs

September 01, 2022

Many Ohio residents abuse drugs, and drug abuse causes a variety of mental, behavioral, and physical symptoms. When left untreated, it can lead to drug addiction. This serious disease makes..

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Understanding Ohio Drug Laws

August 24, 2022

The state of Ohio has various drug laws. That’s why many Ohio residents who struggle with drug abuse and addiction end up in the criminal justice system. Here’s what you..

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Tranq Dope & The Dangers Of Xylazine In Ohio

August 17, 2022

Public health officials have long considered fentanyl the most dangerous drug on Ohio’s illicit drug market. Recently, however, Ohio residents have been struggling with another deadly substance: tranq dope.  This..

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Cross-Faded | Effects & Risks Of Being Drunk & High

August 04, 2022

Although Ohio has not legalized recreational marijuana (cannabis) use, many Ohio residents regularly engage in it. Some of them combine the drug with alcohol. This trend, which is known as..

What Are Track Marks?

What Are Track Marks?

August 02, 2022

In Ohio, about 200,000 people live with opioid addiction. One of the most accessible and dangerous opioids is heroin, and many Ohio residents with heroin addiction inject it through their..

4 Reasons Why Alcohol Should Be Banned Or Illegal

4 Reasons Why Alcohol Should Be Banned Or Illegal

July 26, 2022

Alcohol is the most popular drug in the United States. Unfortunately, drinking alcohol can have serious consequences, especially if you drink too much. About 19% of Americans struggle with excessive..

Ohio Drug And Alcohol Assessment | What You Can Expect

Ohio Drug And Alcohol Assessment | What You Can Expect

July 15, 2022

In Ohio, drug and alcohol assessments are often used to: help employers determine whether an employee has a substance abuse problemhelp courts determine whether a person charged with a DUI,..

The 5 Most Dangerous Drugs In Ohio

The 5 Most Dangerous Drugs In Ohio

July 12, 2022

According to the Ohio Department of Health, 5,083 Ohio residents died of drug overdoses in 2021. That’s the highest number ever recorded in the state.  Like other U.S. residents, Ohioans..

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