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Managing Opioid Medications

Since we are in an opioid epidemic most people know that there are risks associated with opiate-based painkillers.  We know that in the early 2000s the medical system began to increase the use of opioid painkillers. This was due to a movement in the medical system to better address pain in those suffering from various medical problems.
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State of the Opioid Epidemic in Ashland County

What is the state of affairs regarding the opiate epidemic? Unfortunately in 2016 there were 9 accidental drug overdose deaths as reported by the Ashland County Office of the Coroner.
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A mother’s voice on opiate addiction

This is the fifth article in a series meant to inform the community about the opiate problem in Ashland County.
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Dyer: Sobriety must come first for recovering addicts

This is the fourth article in a series meant to inform the community about the opiate problem in Ashland County.
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Recovering individuals tell their stories

This is the third article in a series meant to inform the community about the opiate problem in Ashland County.
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Prescription pills can fuel addiction

This is the second article in an effort to inform the Ashland Community about the serious problem with opiate addiction. The first article largely consisted of facts about the impact of the opiate problem on the community. This article will focus on
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Guest column: Opiate problem is growing in Ashland County

There was an Ashland County heroin summit last November. The summit was conducted to inform Ashland County residents about the serious opiate problem in our county. We also wanted to get input from those attending.
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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

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Ashland, Ohio 44805
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