cops arrest mac miller's drug dealer

Mac Miller’s Drug Dealer Arrested

One Year after his overdose, Mac Miller’s loved ones may finally see justice Eds: Story includes vulgarity About a year after the untimely death of famous rapper, Mac Miller, the police have finally arrested and charged Cameron James Pettit for allegedly distributing counterfeit oxycodone pills to Miller days before his overdose. The rapper died early…

alcohol chemical make-up makes people ask should treatment for alcoholism be more personalized

Should Treatment for Alcoholism be More Personalized?

One of the defining characteristics of alcohol use disorder (AUD), commonly referred to alcoholism, is having an often-insatiable urge to consume alcohol despite the negative consequences being intoxicated causes. Persistent cravings to drink are one of the single largest barriers standing between active drinking and recovery from AUD.   Acamprosate, sold commercially as Campral in pharmaceutical markets outside of the…

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Toledo Recovery Community Responds to Millions of Federal Dollars to Help Combat Opioids

President Donald Trump announce on Wednesday the allocation of $1.8 billion in federal funds to support programs and initiatives to combat the opioid epidemic. Ohio will $55 million. Midwest Recovery Center CEO, Matt Bell, joined WTOL 11 News to discuss what he believes the best use for the dollars would be. Watch the full story…

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People Can, and Do, Recover

All too often we hear about the negatives associated with addiction; overdose, theft, unemployment, homelessness, neglected children, disease, and of course, death. It’s time that we cease reinforcing the stigma into society and begin ripping the stigma out of society by showing that people can, and do, recover. Sharing my story can be beneficial to…

a purple ribbon and date of august 31st reminds us to remember the ones we've lost on international overdose awareness day

Remembering Those We’ve Lost: Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day Drug overdose deaths have spiked drastically in the past five years, with 2017 being one of the worst years for drug overdose deaths with over 72,000 lives lost. Over 40,000 of those deaths can be attributed to opioids, such as heroin and fentanyl. About 197 Americans die every…