January 8, 2015
New Guidance on Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone
Alcohol Poisoning Deaths
An annual report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named Vital Signs 2015, found that on average, six people died every day from alcohol poisoning in the US from 2010 to 2012. The report also explains that 76% of alcohol poisoning deaths are among adults ages 35 to 64. To read more statistics on alcohol poisoning deaths, as well as recommendations on what can be done to combat the issue of alcohol poisoning deaths, click here.
Ohio Adult Protective Services Funding Workgroup
In June 2014, the 130th Ohio General Assembly created an Adult Protective Services (APS) Funding Workgroup to investigate programmatic or financial gaps in the APS system, identify best practices to integrate into Ohio's APS system, and recommend priorities for a one-time $10 million statewide investment in APS. A large focus of the recommendations involve funding county-level planning to meet stricter APS program requirements by July 1, 2016. To see the full report generated by the APS Funding Workgroup, click here. To read the Adult Protective Services Development Opportunities Application Packet, click here.
Recovery Is Beautiful Highlight
“Watching the strength and courage in her five year recovery has been life changing for me. She’s worked hard and recovery has changed her life and mine.” – This is a quote from our latest blog post that highlights a mother’s pride for her daughter who has overcome addiction to opiates. To read more from this blog post, including a poem that the mother wrote for her daughter, click here.