It’s our pleasure here to provide visitors with some historical context for the opioid and substance use epidemics ravaging the United States.

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Over 100 billion pain pills saturated the nation over nine years.

By Steven Rich, Scott Higham and Sari Horwitz of the Washington Post

100 Billion

Three waves: How the opioid epidemic evolved.

By Steven Rich, Meryl Kornfield, Brittany Renee Mayes and Aaron Williams of the Washington Post

Three Waves

Medication Versus Abstinence—America’s conflicted approach to treatment began over two centuries ago.

A podcast interview with Chad Husted, LPC

Our History

Meth is flooding the streets of Ohio and Kentucky once again. And it’s uglier than ever.

Another outstanding report by Terry DeMio of the Cincinatti Enquirer.

Meth Is Back!