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Get free opiate-deactivating Deterra bags from Mentor Public Library

Have old or unwanted medications in your house? Get rid of them safely — and for free — using Deterra bags, which you can get at any of our branches. It could be a lifesaver. Deterra bags have a deactivation system … 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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