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  1. ADDICTION by The Rev. Frederick Rajan

    Summary: Heroin deaths nationally have surpassed gun homicides according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015).  In 2015, opioid overdoses stole the lives of over 33,000...

  2. ONE VOICE CONFERENCE DETAILS by William Gentes

    Summary: With so many issues revolving around substance abuse and mental health, Advocate Healthcare, the Lake County Underage Drinking and Drug Task Force and the Lake County Opioid Initiative...

  3. TEENS IN LAKE COUNTY LEADING DRUG PREVENTION EFFORTS by Cher Hanson, MPH

    Summary: Too many times, teenagers get a bad rap when it comes to others' perceptions about teen drug and alcohol use. These perceptions are caused by things we hear on the news, in the newspaper,...

  4. BEING PURPOSEFUL OVER THE SUMMER BREAK by Phillip DeRuntz, M.Ed.

    Summary: The lazy summer days will surely come and go before we know it. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could plan specific activities and set reasonable goals to help us feel a sense of accomplishment...

  5. MARIJUANA COMMITTEE: THE LAKE COUNTY TASK FORCE by Jamie Epstein

    Summary: The Marijuana Committee of the Lake County Task Force is working with neighboring coalitions to combat the increasing misinformation in the community (and country) about marijuana use....

  6. ALARMING INCREASE IN NUMBER OF CHILDREN POISONED BY OPIOIDS by Kathleen Troher

    Summary: Originally published November 4, 2016 at www.ahchealthenews.comAs opioid prescriptions rose sharply in the U.S., so did the number of children and teens poisoned by them. That’s according...

  7. THE EFFECTS OF CUTTING DOWN ON ALCOHOL by LeeAnn Atwood

    Summary: Originally published March 30, 2017 at www.ahchealthenews.comIt’s a well-known fact that reducing your alcohol intake will likely make you feel and look better. But meeting friends and...

  8. PREVENTING OPIOID MEDICATION ABUSE by Dr. Ankur Chhadia

    Summary: Originally published May 31, 2016 at www.ahchealthenews.comRecently, I had the unique opportunity to meet and talk with the United States Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy. We had a...

  9. NALOXONE REVERSES OPIOID OVERDOSE, SAVES LIVES by Johnna Kelly

    Summary: Originally published May 6, 2016 at www.ahchealthenews.comAs heroin and prescription drug addiction levels continue to rise at alarming rates in the United States, many emergency medical...

  10. ADDICTS GETTING HIGH ON ANTI-DIARRHEA DRUG IMODIUM by Kathleen Troher

    Summary: Originally published May 13, 2016 at www.ahchealthenews.comUnable to access the opioids they’re hooked on, some addicts are turning to anti-diarrhea drugs to get high.These...