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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Count it, Lock it, Drop it combats painkiller addiction in Tennesseeabuse painkillers get them from a friend or relative who has a prescription, ac
Count it, Lock it, Drop it combats painkiller addiction in Tennessee
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 44 minutes ago
abuse painkillers get them from a friend or relative who has a prescription, according to a 2014 report from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Drug abuse isn't running rampant in Coffee County, Tullahoma... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Officials: Potent painkiller increasingly in local illegal drug marketDr. John Dreyzehner, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health; Doug V
Officials: Potent painkiller increasingly in local illegal drug market
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
Dr. John Dreyzehner, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health; Doug Varney, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; and David Purkey, assistant commissioner of the Tennessee... Read more
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The Hill
Spending charges fly in Ohio Senate battleoutside the city where many people struggling with addiction live. Sandra Step
Spending charges fly in Ohio Senate battle
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
outside the city where many people struggling with addiction live. Sandra Stephenson, who served as director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health under Strickland, called his record in fighting the opioid crisis “excellent” and highlighted his... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Gamblers have lost $9.7B in 4 yearson table games at Ohio casinos. Casino officials declined to comment for this
Gamblers have lost $9.7B in 4 years
The Toledo Blade / Posted 15 hours ago
on table games at Ohio casinos. Casino officials declined to comment for this story. An updated study done for the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services this year concluded that 4.7 percent of Ohio adults are at risk of becoming... Read more
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Salem News
Overdose Awareness Day being observed Wednesdayas the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more powerful drugs," said Dr. Ma
Overdose Awareness Day being observed Wednesday
Salem News / Posted 16 hours ago
as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more powerful drugs," said Dr. Mark Hurst, medical director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. "We knew when we started this battle five years ago that progress... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Suicide rate on Staten Island is second highest in cityN.Y. -- In one decade, 290 Staten Islanders took their own lives -- an average
Suicide rate on Staten Island is second highest in city
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
N.Y. -- In one decade, 290 Staten Islanders took their own lives -- an average of 29 people per year. Since 2004, the Department of Mental Health and Hygiene (DOH) has recorded at least 20 suicide-related deaths per year until 2014, the last... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohioans gambling have lost $9.7 billion over four yearson table games at Ohio casinos. Casino officials declined to comment for this
Ohioans gambling have lost $9.7 billion over four years
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
on table games at Ohio casinos. Casino officials declined to comment for this story. An updated study done for the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services this year concluded that 4.7 percent of Ohio adults are at risk of becoming... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Man Biking Across Country Hopes Tulsa Stop Will Help Those Dealing With Impact Of Addictionothers,” he said. Cooke will be in St. Louis by next weekend. To follow his tr
Man Biking Across Country Hopes Tulsa Stop Will Help Those Dealing With Impact Of Addiction
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
others,” he said. Cooke will be in St. Louis by next weekend. To follow his trip, visit his Facebook page. The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services said in 2014 Oklahoma ranked 9th in the nation for overdose deaths... Read more
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Boston Globe
Out of the asylums, into the communityinflation. But a Spotlight analysis shows that over the same period, per-capita
Out of the asylums, into the community
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
inflation. But a Spotlight analysis shows that over the same period, per-capita spending on outpatient care by the state Department of Mental Health barely budged. State budget-writers instead put new funds into areas like public schools and... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Drug deaths in ’15 shatter Ohio recordup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Drug deaths in ’15 shatter Ohio record
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services’ medical director. Gov. John Kasich said he believes the state is making... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 3 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Unintentional drug overdoses on rise in Ohioof years, as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more powerful drugs,” s
Unintentional drug overdoses on rise in Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
of years, as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more powerful drugs,” said Mark Hurst, medical director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Heroin was the second-biggest driver of Ohio’s results, accounting for... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Take the fight to fentanylan issue that, as state departments and agencies, we're going to be able to sol
Take the fight to fentanyl
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
an issue that, as state departments and agencies, we're going to be able to solve unilaterally," said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "It requires communities, it requires families, it... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Fentanyl, heroin driving increasing number of unintentional overdosesof years, as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more powerful drugs,” s
Fentanyl, heroin driving increasing number of unintentional overdoses
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
of years, as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more powerful drugs,” said Mark Hurst, medical director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Heroin was the second-biggest driver of Ohio’s results, accounting for... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug tollreleased Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pu
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug toll
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
released Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pushing the overdose toll to a record. The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director says Ohio's addictions epidemic can only be dealt with... Read more
106 related stories
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KOMU Columbia
Empower Missouri talks about why everyone is affected by childhood traumaand help heal children impacted by trauma. Dr. Patsy Carter, the Director of C
Empower Missouri talks about why everyone is affected by childhood trauma
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
and help heal children impacted by trauma. Dr. Patsy Carter, the Director of Children's Clinical Services at the Missouri Department of Mental Health, spoke to around 40 guests in Jefferson City Thursday night about this issue. She delivered her... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Drug overdose deaths skyrocket in Ohiothe past couple of years, as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more po
Drug overdose deaths skyrocket in Ohio
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
the past couple of years, as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more powerful drugs,” said Dr. Mark Hurst, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services medical director. “We knew when we started this battle five years ago... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Drug overdose deaths skyrocket in Ohiothe past couple of years, as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more po
Drug overdose deaths skyrocket in Ohio
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
the past couple of years, as the opiate epidemic continues to evolve to more powerful drugs,” said Dr. Mark Hurst, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services medical director. “We knew when we started this battle five years ago... Read more
106 related stories
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Peoria Journal Star
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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The Pekin Daily Times
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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The Marietta Times
Ohio aims to curb overdose deaths through varied strategiesunneeded medications and get more parents, teachers and community leaders signe
Ohio aims to curb overdose deaths through varied strategies
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
unneeded medications and get more parents, teachers and community leaders signed up for email that offers tips for talking with youth about substance abuse. Sources: Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Ser... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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Hartford Courant
Recovery Rally In Manchester — A Gathering Of Forces Against Rising Toll Of Heroin, OpioidsMike Pohl said. Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Mayor Jay Moran are to welcome rally-
Recovery Rally In Manchester — A Gathering Of Forces Against Rising Toll Of Heroin, Opioids
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
Mike Pohl said. Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Mayor Jay Moran are to welcome rally-goers on behalf of the state and town. State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Commissioner Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon is to give a "state of the state"... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug tollreleased Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pu
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug toll
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
released Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pushing the overdose toll to a record. The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director says Ohio's addictions epidemic can only be dealt with... Read more
106 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug tollreleased Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pu
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug toll
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
released Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pushing the overdose toll to a record. The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director says Ohio's addictions epidemic can only be dealt with... Read more
106 related stories
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9&10 News Cadillac
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug tollreleased Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pu
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug toll
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 4 days ago
released Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pushing the overdose toll to a record. The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director says Ohio's addictions epidemic can only be dealt with... Read more
106 related stories
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FOX 28 South Bend
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug tollreleased Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pu
Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug toll
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
released Thursday shows fentanyl-related deaths more than doubled from 2014, pushing the overdose toll to a record. The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director says Ohio's addictions epidemic can only be dealt with... Read more
106 related stories
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The Kitsap Sun
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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The Record Searchlight
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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FOX News
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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KPLC Lake Charles
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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KWWL Iowa
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
KWWL Iowa / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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WBOC Salisbury
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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ABC 6 Providence
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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The Toledo Blade
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services’ medical director. “This isn’t an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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Boston Herald
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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WFMJ Youngstown
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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ABC Montana
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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Live 5 News Charleston
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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KTVN Reno
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearup-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose anti
Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
up-to-date treatment, and life-saving measures such as the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, said Dr. Mark Hurst, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' medical director. "This isn't an issue that, as state departments and... Read more
106 related stories
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