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Give to Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers this March

As part of our 200th anniversary celebration, we’re collecting supplies for a different locally based nonprofit each month this year. In March, we’ll collect donations for Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers. Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers has helped thousands of Lake and Geauga County residents on … Continue reading

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‘Dopesick’ author Beth Macy recommends the best books on opioid epidemic

Beth Macy – the writer of Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors & the Drug Company that Addicted America – visited Lake County earlier this month to discuss the opioid crisis that has wounded our nation. Every day, more than 115 people die … Continue reading

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Resources for opiate addictions & prescription medical abuse

Members of the Cleveland Clinic recently visited us to discuss the opiate epidemic in Ohio. They suggested local resources, ways to safeguard your home, and signs and symptoms of medicine abuse. We share them in hopes that you never need … Continue reading

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Start Talking: Understanding Opioid Abuse

The news is grim when discussing opioids in Ohio. More than 4,000 people accidentally died from heroin, fentanyl, and their chemical kin last year. That’s a record, and every year our state is setting a new one. In 2015, 3,060 people died … Continue reading

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