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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Smith did not picture raising his granddaughter at age 66, but when his daughter’s illness tied to addiction meant she couldn’t care for her child,… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Volunteers and public health workers have set up shop in parks, churches, post offices and community centers for the biggest overdose reversal drug training and distribution… Read More
Jessica Stapleton was in the thralls of active addiction when she first heard of the Recovery to Work program. She had lost the trust of her family and custody of… Read More
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (OVR) — New research shows that deaths due to the mix of substance use disorder and suicides known as “diseases of despair” declined slightly in 2018. But… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public forums will be held starting this week on a statewide response to substance use in West Virginia. The first will be Tuesday at the Beckley-Raleigh… Read More
Bouncing on a purple exercise ball, Alyssa talks to her new teacher about what classes she needs to graduate. “There’s a Psychology 1 as an elective, I would take that,… Read More
With drug use surging in the past decade and a half, many parents are losing custody of their kids. But is foster care the best solution?