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Statewide billboard campaign to tackle drug abuse problem

San Francisco Chronicle

Officials say association members are donating about 200 digital, poster, and bulletin billboards with the messages: “Start Talking!” and “#677 for Impaired Drivers.” Start Talking! is Ohio’s drug prevention program that provides tips for talking to youth about the importance of living healthy, drug-free lives.

Statewide billboard campaign to tackle drug abuse problem – SFGate

Suspected drug carrier busted during routine traffic stop – ABC6OnYourSide.com

Holiday drivers in Ohio to see new anti-drug messages on billboards – Cincinnati.com

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Hidden in Plain Sight exhibit enlightens parents on where teens hide drugs

WRTV Indianapolis

“Because of the drug epidemic that’s going on and our youth are using in earlier and earlier stages, prescription drugs are becoming more and more prevalent because they are available in the home, we use this trailer for parents and adults only,” said Karesa Knight-Wilkerson, executive director.

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Suicide, alcohol, drug deaths projected to soar in Ohio

The Columbus Dispatch

Suicide, alcohol, drug deaths projected to soar in Ohio …. Greater steps — that promote prevention, resiliency and opportunity — must be taken to …

Suicide, alcohol, drug deaths projected to soar in Ohio – New Philadelphia Times Reporter

Suicide, alcohol, drug deaths projected to soar to Ohio – Ashland Times Gazette

Suicide, alcohol, drug deaths projected to soar to Ohio – The-review

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Opioid epidemic: Preventing overdose deaths


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As an overdose prevention coordinator, Bernie Lieving works to prevent drug overdoses and train first responders, families, community members and anyone else who might encounter drug use on how to recognize the signs of an overdose and reverse a drug’s effects to …

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Connecticut College awarded grant for opioid education, awareness program

Connecticut College

Connecticut College takes a proactive approach to alcohol and other drug abuse prevention. The College’s Office of Student Wellness and …

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Quick-response to help overdose victims seek treatment goal of new Highland County team

Hillsboro Times Gazette

Heather Gibson, president of the Highland County Drug Abuse Prevention Coalition and CEO of REACH for Tomorrow, a local nonprofit, told The Times-Gazette that funding has been secured to assemble the group, called a “Quick-Response Team” designed to follow up with overdose victims to …

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The Bridge taking drug message into schools

Cleveland Daily Banner

The Bridge’s view is that, if they can clear up students’ questions and have frank conversations about the dangers that are out there, more students will make educated decisions to avoid drugs. “We are doing these presentations as prevention, to help these students stay safe and reach their potential,” …

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Big Foot students hear horrors of drug abuse

Lake Geneva Regional News

Hawver was one of seven members of the Walworth County Drug and Alcohol Coalition to make an educational presentation Nov. 15 to 120 Big Foot High School freshmen. The program’s goal is for concerned citizens to provide prevention, education, and community awareness to adults and youth …

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Suicides and drug overdoses rising among US girls, says study

South China Morning Post

The study by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention was published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Attempted suicides, drug overdoses and self-injury on the rise among US girls – Daily Sabah

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State, city rolling out campaigns to combat opioid epidemic

New York Daily News

Called “Hidden Fentanyl Kills,” the state effort will include ads and information cards in English and Spanish detailing the dangers of the drug, prevention tips and guidance on how to respond to an overdose. The ads will run on social media sites and buses, and at malls and laundromats across the state …

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