Ohio’s Heroin and Opioid Problem
Unintentional overdoses leading to death due to heroin and opioids hit an all time high in 2014 and the issue continues to be called a state epidemic. In an effort to help the growing problem, Senator Rob Portman has helped push a bill through Congress that would give millions towards decreasing the high statistics of drug abuse and increasing treatment coverage.
- Rick Minerd, Chief Deputy of Investigations, Franklin County Sheriff's Department and Founder, H.O.P.E. Task Force
- Dr. Mark Hurst, Medical Director, The Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services
- Dr. Brad Lander, Clinical Director of Addiction Psychiatry, Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center
Tonight at the McConnell Arts Center, A Worthington Community Conversation: the Heroin Epidemic, will be presented beginning at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/2air5J1
This show originally aired on August 1, 2016 at 11 a.m.