Health in Action
Jul 16th, 2018
Michael Betz is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Sciences at Ohio State University. Betz spoke with Interact for Health about a report he co-authored, called "Taking Measure of Ohio's Opioid Crisis," that estimated opioid misuse and dependency cost Ohio between $6.6 billion to $8.8 billion in 2015. Mike Betz
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Mar 26th, 2018
Nancy Hale is president and CEO of Operation UNITE, a nonprofit addressing opioid misuse through education, law enforcement and treatment. Hale spoke with Interact for Health about how the organization uses that three-pronged approach to stem the opioid misuse epidemic in Kentucky.
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Jan 16th, 2018
We were thrilled to learn that a local startup with which we're working has been awarded $1.5 million by the Ohio Third Frontier Commission.
Cordata Healthcare Innovations is adapting its patient management software to track the work of quick response teams, a new intervention in the opioid epidemic that was born right here in Greater Cincinnati.
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Q&A: Jac Charlier, national director for Justice Initiatives at the Center for Health and Justice at TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities)
Nov 20th, 2017
Jac Charlier is the national director for Justice Initiatives at the Center for Health and Justice at TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities). His work focuses on bridging the criminal justice and behavioral health systems to connect individuals who have substance... Read More
Jun 19th, 2017
Daniel Raymond is the deputy director of policy and planning at the Harm Reduction Coalition. The coalition works with communities to address the health consequences associated with drug misuse. Raymond spoke with Interact for Health about the coalition's goals and community efforts to fight the opioid misuse crisis.
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