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  • "The heroin epidemic impacts every ethnicity, education level, and socioeconomic class within Lucas County. Private, governmental, medical, religious, and mental health agencies need to work together in combating this disease; for the sake of our community. "

    - Lieutenant Robert Chromik, Toledo D.A.R.T.

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  • "At one point, I had an, um, abscess in my leg that was so bad, um, it, I had staph infection. Um, when the doctors cut my leg open to clean it out, um, I had maggots in my leg. That wasnít enough for me to quit."

    - Melissa, Heroin addict, FBI Film Chasing the Dragon.

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  • "Well, usually if I had stuff a day before, I would always save a bag for the morning times so when I wake up I could get well. I was using it to stay well, so I wasnít sick. Iím just trying to, uh, you know, to be able to get up out of bed."

    - Cory, Young heroin addict, FBI Film Chasing the Dragon

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  • "Get over being embarrassed. What would be embarrassing is not doing anything. "

    - John Tharp, Sheriff Lucas County

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  • "And I remember when I pushed on her chest I heard that last breath. And I spend my Sundays looking at a gray headstone in a patch of grass. I will be spending all my holidays there because she took that wrong turn."

    - Trish, parent of a young addict who died, FBI Film Chasing the Dragon.

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"The heroin epidemic impacts every ethnicity, education level, and socioeconomic class within Lucas County. Private, governmental, medical, religious, and mental health agencies need to work together in combating this disease; for the sake of our community. "

- Lieutenant Robert Chromik, Toledo D.A.R.T.

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Students share stories, pain about drug addiction


Sunday, December 9, 2018

Members of the Monroe County Substance Abuse Coalition that hosted the summit and volunteers from other support agencies wore black and green T-shirts with the “I Matter”
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CDC Data Show Ohio Valley Still Has Nationís Highest Overdose Death Rates


Thursday, November 29, 2018

New federal data show the Ohio Valley again led the nation in rates of fatal drug overdoses last year. The data confirm what local officials have reported: Synthetic opioids are fueling
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This Cityís ( Dayton ) Overdose Deaths Have Plunged. Can Others Learn From It?


Sunday, November 25, 2018

DAYTON, Ohio — Dr. Randy Marriott clicked open the daily report he gets on drug overdoses in the county. Only one in the last 24 hours — stunningly low compared to the long
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  • "Fentanyl-related overdose deaths increased from 84 in 2013 to 502 in 2014."

    - Ohio Department of Health

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  • "Every dollar invested in addiction treatment programs yields a return of between $4 and $7 in reduced drug-related crime, criminal justice costs, and theft."

    - NIDA National Institute of Drug Abuse

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  • "Ohio had the second highest number of drug overdose deaths nationwide in 2014."

    - CDC.

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  • "21 people overdosed during the Easter holiday."

    - Lucas County Coroner

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  • "More than 40 Americans die each day from prescription opioid overdoses"

    - CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

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"Fentanyl-related overdose deaths increased from 84 in 2013 to 502 in 2014."

- Ohio Department of Health

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