Three Medina County human service agencies with growing needs hope to place a 1.0-mill levy on the November ballot that would generate about $5 million annually.
ADAMH SUPPORTS ROBBY'S VOICE RECOVERY CENTER
DRUG OVERDOSES CONTINUE TO PLAGUE COUNTY
Health and law enforcement task forces aim to slow opiate epidemic.
BRUNSWICK PANEL LOOKS FOR ANSWERS AS OVERDOSE NUMBERS CONTINUE TO CLIMB
A panel in Brunswick discusses a growing opioid epidemic in the community June 21.
MEDINA COUNTY ADDICTION BOARD SWITCHES AGENCIES FOR
The Medina County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board announced Friday that it is not renewing a contract with Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Inc.
The Medina County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board is offering its support to the new Robby’s Voice recovery center in the city.
ADAMH BOARD TAKES PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AMID STATE BUDGET TALKS
As Ohio considers postponing a Medicaid initiative, the Medina County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board is preparing for the possible delay in reimbursement from the state for fiscal year 2018.
MEDINA COUNTY OPIATE TASK FORCE HOLDS SECOND MEETING
MEDINA COUNTY OPIATE TASK FORCE FORMED TO TACKLE EPIDEMIC
Reported drug overdoses in Medina County are on pace with last year, and officials say they are especially watching what will happen from July through September.
FUNDING FOR DRUG TESTING IN PLACE AT MEDINA SCHOOLS
PARTNERS TO SERVE KIDS' MENTAL HEALTH
The Medina County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board is partnering with Child Guidance & Family Solutions to provide early childhood mental health services in the county.
LOCAL RESOURCES GROW TO FIGHT OPIOIDS
In effort to prevent drug-related deaths, and provide support and resources for victims and their families, Medina County leaders came together earlier this year to form a county opiate task force, and eight months later, the force is seeing progress.
The Medina County Alcohol, Drug, Addiction and Mental Health Board has once again agreed to fund drug testing at Medina High School for the 2017-18 school year.
Medina County leaders are taking a new approach in fighting the heroin/opiate epidemic that claimed the lives of 34 residents last year in the county.
MEDINA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES PROJECT DAWN
NEW TASK FORCE TACKLING DRUG ABUSE
Coalition hopes to coordinate efforts to stem overdoses in Medina County
MEDINA COUNTY OPIATE TASK FORCE HONORS THOSE FIGHTING OPIATE EPIDEMIC
The Medina County Opiate Task Force met Friday morning at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital and handed out four awards for dedication to fighting the opiate epidemic.
WEBSITE SHOWS WHERE TO FIND HELP AMID OPIOID CRISIS
An average of eight people die each day in Ohio due to drug overdoses.
HEARTLAND CONGREATION UNITES AGAINST OPIOID EPIDEMIC TO RAISE $70,000
It was a call to action that some may feel was massive, but some may also say that the drug epidemic sweeping the community is massive as well.
SERVICES AVAILABLE TO HELP SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER
The weeks following the holiday season can be tinged with sadness for some, but local mental health service providers stress it is important for individuals to know when to seek help with the “winter blues.”
HOPE RECOVERY COMMUNITY HOSTS SOBER NEW YEAR'S EVE
On a night when widespread drinking is the norm, officials with Hope Recovery Community had other ideas.
LOCATION BOUGHT FOR HOPE RECOVERY COMMUNITY IN MEDINA
A new recovery center now officially has a home but can’t quite move in yet.
KENT STATE, MEDINA COUNTY COLLABORATE TO EXPAND STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Students will benefit from mental health services after Kent State University’s College of Public Health received a $375,000 federal grant to be implemented in Medina County’s public schools.
HOPE RECOVERY READIES HIGHLAND HOUSE IN MEDINA
There is no firm date established for when Hope Recovery Community will open Highland House at 200 Highland Drive.
The Medina County Health Department has launched Project DAWN to provide education and distribute life-saving Naloxone to families and friends of people using heroin and other opiates.
FIRST RESPONDERS CELEBRATED FOR EFFORTS AGAINST ADDICTION
MEDINA TO GET ANOTHER ADDICTION RECOVERY OPTION
Hope Recovery Community will open ‘Highland House’.
OPIATE RESPONSE TEAM HONORED
Medina County is recognizing first responders this week for ongoing efforts to combat the opioid epidemic.
The Medina County Opiate Response Team is taking its message of treatment and sobriety from the streets to the jail cells.
COUNTY AGENCIES SEEKING MORE FUNDING
COUNTY AGENCIES ADVOCATE FOR HUMAN SERVICES LEVY
Three Medina County human service agencies with growing needs said they are bringing their case for a single dedicated funding levy to the Medina County commissioners.
DEMAND FOR MEDINA COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES GROWS; SINGLE LEVY SOUGHT
The needs of Medina County citizens for human services continue to increase, yet the funding for these agencies is dwindling.
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HUMAN SERVICES LEVY
Funds from the county's first human services levy have already started helping citizens across Medina County.