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Derrick Kirkland: Recovery is a Lifelong Journey

August 27, 2018

Derrick Kirkland flashed a big smile as he excitedly showed a picture of his 37-year old son and explained that he would become a grandpa […]

ADAMH Overview for Families and Caregivers

August 24, 2018

ADAMH Overview for Families and Caregivers This overview session on Wednesday, September 26, will provide families and caregivers of people living with mental health or […]

ADAMH Donated 500 Medication Disposal Bags to Police and Fire Departments

July 17, 2018

ADAMH and the Addiction Policy Forum donated a total of 800 medication disposal bags to the city to be distributed to the public through the police […]

How do You Dispose of Unused Prescription Medication?

July 10, 2018

Thank you for taking our poll! Read on to see if your method of medication disposal is safe and other ways that you can act to […]

4th of July: 5 Ways to Celebrate Sober

June 29, 2018

For many who are in recovery from alcoholism and addiction, holidays and celebrations are some of the most difficult times to stay sober. When traditions […]

PTSD: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

June 27, 2018

What is PTSD? PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Many people experience traumatic events in their lives and can feel distress, anxiety, fear, helplessness, regret, […]

Summer Quest: Camp saves kids and mothers in recovery

June 22, 2018

A summer camp in downtown Columbus is helping children learn the dangers of addiction while allowing their mothers to get treatment for opioid addiction. It’s […]

Don’t live in Denial, Ohio; talk to your kids about opioids

June 20, 2018

The ADAMH board joined business, civic and community organizations to create the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance, a public-private partnership that aims to put more resources […]

7 Role Models for Mental Health

May 20, 2018

Mental illness can affect anyone, no matter their status, gender, age or race. These mental health role models are celebrities who have struggled with mental […]

David Royer Responds to Cardinal Health’s Apology: Drug Companies Can Help More

May 15, 2018

David Royer, ADAMH CEO, responded to Cardinal Health’s Apology for failing to notice or take action when filling small pharmacies’ orders for preposterously large shipments […]

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