Partnership For Drug-Free Kids // August 31, 2017 It can be terrifying when your son or daughter is using drugs. When he or she is using heroin, fentanyl or other opioids, like prescription pain pills, however, the fear is even greater, since these substances pose a much higher risk of fatal overdose.  Your first goal…

CantonRep.com / By Jolene Limbacher / August 7, 2018 Tina Levene is coming home, and she couldn’t be happier. The motivational speaker and Christian comedian known for overcoming personal despair and near destruction will celebrate the publication of her fifth book at a book launch party at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Lions Lincoln Theatre.…

Faces & Voices of Recovery // By William White Stigma has many targets. It reaches beyond people addicted to various drugs to affect family members and those providing addiction treatment and recovery support services. Such secondary stigma, for example, is the source of the peculiar pecking order within the addictions field through which status (or…

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids You may have heard that your son or daughter needs to “hit rock bottom” or “has to want help,” in order to get better. And therefore any attempts to otherwise convince him or her to enter treatment is wasted breath. The fact of the matter is our loved ones are often interested…

Take Charge Ohio // Dr. Mark Hurst Mental health and addiction disorders are more common than diabetes or heart disease, and they are just as treatable. Appropriate awareness, treatment and community supports can benefit families and communities.” Doctor Mark Hurst Medical Director of Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Individual paths to recovery…