February 13, 2016


Police in Massachusetts town take bold step: Amnesty for drug users

GLOUCESTER, Mass. — The young woman nursing a fresh black eye has come to the police station in this old fishing city for help. But she’s not looking to report a crime or seek someone’s arrest. She wants help kicking her heroin addiction. “It was better than the alternative,” says the woman, in her mid-20s, Read More…

Vigil held for drug addicts, family members

candlelight vigil

VERMILION — When Melva Sherwood, who lost her son to drug addiction almost a year ago, saw a man with his head in his hands sitting outside of a resource center for addicts who want to recover, she called the center’s co-founder, Kim Eberle. “Kim said ‘I’m on it,’” Sherwood said, and within minutes Eberle Read More…

Avon Lake Wellness Center to open this fall

AVONLAKE – A new wellness clinic,  focusing on combating drug addiction, will open in Avon Lake. The Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services – Avon Lake Wellness Center will open around October. The project was announced during Monday night’s City Council meeting. The city has been working with Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Read More…