As previously reported, Governor Mike DeWine signed an executive order creating the Governor’s RecoveryOhio Initiative. His order describes Ohio as "facing the worst drug epidemic in my lifetime [and] losing 13 or 14 people a day from accidental drug overdoses. Every county in Ohio and every city, town and village – urban and rural – is affected. The human toll, the increased crime, and the economic and societal damages caused by this epidemic are devastating," it says.
The initiative aims to:
OPPA member, Julie Teater, MD, Medical Director for Talbot Hall in Columbus, serves on the OPPA Addiction and Pain Control Committee.