‘A Community Position on Value of Life’ adopted

EDITOR’S NOTE: A group of citizens, along with the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services, created this document following an explosion of opiate and heroin use, overdose, and death. The document is called “A Community Position on...

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Rep. Landis Launches Local Drug-Free Initiative

COLUMBUS—Today, State Representative Al Landis (R-Dover), in coordination with Jodi Salvo and the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition, officially launched the “Got Your Back” Ohio Drug-Free Initiative, which will be promoted across the 98th Ohio House District to...

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18 Signs You May Be Addicted to Opiates

Although it might seem strange to a person who doesn’t use drugs, some people using heroin or other opiates may feel they are not addicted. Denial can be a problem as a person wants to believe they can quit using the drug any time they want. But if they try to quit,...

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Joe Otte Memorial Fund

The Joe Otte Memorial Fund was established by Joe’s mother, Mary Ann Otte, in 2013 following his death by an accidental drug overdose. He was 31 years old. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial support for educational events and activities designed to raise...

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