Bill Denihan , who died Monday at age 85, devoted more than 40 of those years to public service - service for Ohioans, for Cuyahoga Countians, for Clevelanders, and for the betterment of our world and...
In partnership with Re-Imagining Juvenile Justice we would like to thank everyone who came out to the Lorain County Information Connection on May 21st and to all the agencies who were on hand to showcase the valuable resources available to families and children in Lorain County. ... See MoreSee Less
"Birney shared the importance of educating the community and reducing stigma surrounding substance use disorders.
'It’s a medical condition,' she said. 'I think now more than ever, people are taking addiction seriously, because they know someone who has suffered from addiction.'
She also pointed to one substance in particular she has seen impact the community.
'I have been in the field of substance abuse, addiction and prevention for over 25 years,' she said. 'I’ve never seen it like this. As a former treatment director, clinical director, preventionist, it’s changed the game. Fentanyl has changed it, changed it for us.'" ... See MoreSee Less