In Your Neighborhood / Summer 2023 Issue Addiction Recovery in Southeast Ohio Ohio’s Project DAWN ensures that everyone has access to the opiate antagonist Naloxone, commonly known as NARCAN, and provides Ohioans with a new outlook on addiction, recovery and rehabilitation. Coordinated by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Project DAWN is a program designed to educate individuals about opioid overdoses. The program also distributes Naloxone at no cost across the state and offers syringe service programs (SSPs). Michaela Sumner, public information officer at ODH, says that many Ohioans and their families have been impacted by the opioid epidemic and […]
“You had teenagers who were walking up and down the aisle making vocalizations. You had someone … groaning during all of the dialogue, and as soon as the music and dancing started, he was just excited and watching,” Korpi says.
By Gabby Hayes, Photo by Carrie Legg
By Jordan Schmitt, Photo by Carrie Legg
By Salem Parker, Photo by Carrie Legg
After years of planning, Wayne National Forest, which spans across 12 southeastern Ohio counties, received approval to begin the construction of 88 additional miles of biking and hiking paths. The Baileys Mountain Bike Trail System, to be located between Athens and Nelsonville, will connect to other trails along the 21 miles of the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway, creating a trail network over 136 miles long. Planning for the Baileys Trail expansion began in 1994, but Wayne National Forest received the green-light to begin planning and fundraising in December 2017. Trail construction has not started yet, but Wayne National Forest Public Affairs Officer Gary Chancey says the community is already […]