Treatment for addiction

China Krys Darrington Interviewed by the “Helping Parents Succeed” Podcast (Part 2 of 2)

The Helping Parents Succeed Podcast Parent Aides, Case Aides, Case Managers, Foster Parents, Attorneys, Therapists, and Peer Mentors… joining together to see families preserved and strengthened.  In each episode, we aim to inform and inspire those who are in the trenches — on the front lines of child welfare. Episode […]

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Ohio’s 2017 Opiate Conference (Presentation Materials)

Anyone who was not able to attend this years Ohio 2017 Opiate Conference, please know that they have made all of the presentation material available online. Please take a look and review, download and use the fantastic information. The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities, in Partnership with […]

ACTION NEEDED: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2014

Take a quick moment and add your weight behind a bill currently being reviewed by the Senate. S.2839-A bill to authorize the Attorney General to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use. Tell our Ohio Senators that we Americans support recovery and working […]

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Akron Library “Looking For A Way Out” – Resource for Addiction Treatment & Recovery Resources in Summit County, Ohio

Happy Thanksgiving!!! This resources detailing our local Summit County, OH resources available in educating, treating & helping folks recover from substance (drug) abuse and addiction is available at all Akron Summit County Public Libraries.  This post is from their site: Looking for a Way Out: Addiction Treatment and Education Resources in Summit […]

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration's Working Definition of Recovery

What is Recovery? SAMHSA Working Definition

What is “Recovery“?  How can you tell if you are in recovery?  Heading toward it?  Providing helpful support encouraging recovery instead of a punitive system full of obstacles and challenges that make it too easy to fail?  SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)has asked these questions and provided […]

Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) Peer Support

The Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) site has a page dedicated to peer support resources & agencies in the state. From their site ( Peer support in a recovery-oriented system Peer Support is a process of giving and receiving support and education from individuals with shared life experiences. […]

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) Consumer Operated Services

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) supports Consumer-Operated Services and has a page dedicated to the guides, locations and stories which have increased access and support of the peer recovery system.  From their MHA.OHIO.GOV site: Consumer Operated Services (COS) encourage personal contact and social relationships to […]