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Does anyone get up in the morning and decide that today is the day they will become addicted to drugs? Not likely. An individual may have a choice of trying a drug that first time, but what happens next may not be their choice at all. Everyone will not become addicted. But there is no way to test for predisposition to drug abuse so there is great risk...

East Liverpool, Ohio: Family Recovery Center, located in Lisbon, and CommQuest Services, located in Canton, are excited to announce their intentions to open a Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR) Clinic in East Liverpool. This partnership will create the first MAR Clinic in Columbiana County and provide clients access to a full continuum of care for services which did not exist previously. CommQuest Services will provide on-site medical staff who will oversee the dispensing of medication, drug testing, and medical follow-up. Family Recovery Center will provide counseling and have the ability to refer clients to residential treatment and after-care services...

If you visit the SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) website, you can find a lot of information about National Recovery Month which traditionally is observed during the month of September. One of the links will take you to stories from people who have struggled with addiction and worked their way toward a lifetime of recovery. Here are a few of the introductions you will find there...

The actual number of fentanyl-related deaths in Ohio in 2015 was 3,050. You may think it doesn’t affect you, but compare that number to just three years earlier, 2012, when fentanyl-related deaths in the state numbered 75. Now what do you think. Could it happen in your family?...

A conversation came up about the number of overdose deaths in Columbiana County. “And fentanyl is involved!” Maybe it’s a good idea to take a closer look at fentanyl...

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