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Alcohol and Drug Abuse

 

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Important Information & Resources from the Department of Health & Human Services

Think about your home. What prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs do you have? Where are they kept? Would you know if some were missing? The good news is that you can take steps immediately to limit access to these drugs and help avoid contributing to the diversion of prescription drugs:

  • Safeguard all drugs at home.
  • Set clear rules in your household about all drug use.
  • Be a good role model.
  • Properly conceal and dispose of old or unused medicines in the trash.
  • Ask friends and family to safeguard their prescription drugs as well.

According to Dr. Ken Hale, R.Ph., Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Professional and External Affairs at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy:

"The abuse and misuse of prescription drugs (are) second only to marijuana use as the nation's most prevalent drug problem."

 

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Area Support Groups 

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous offers recovery to addicts around the world (and in Ashland, Ohio). They focus on the disease of addiction rather than any particular drug. Their sole interest is in your desire for freedom from active addiction and how they can be of help. 

 Time: Every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.
 Location: Community Room at the Ashland Professional Building, located at 221 Church Street, Ashland, OH 44805. 
 Phone: Call (419) 289-2126 for more information

Al-A-Teen Support Group

This group is dedicated to teens coping with someone else's drinking.

 Time: Every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
 Location: Trinity Lutheran Church
 Phone: Call (419) 289-2126 for more information

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

Al Anon Support Group

This group is dedicated to those coping with someone else's drinking.

 Time: Every Monday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
 Location: Trinity Lutheran Church
 Phone: Call (419) 289-2126 for more information

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

 

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available in Ashland. 

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