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WCPO Editorial: Heroin Addiction is a Disease, Not a Choice

The WCPO Editorial Board shares it thoughts on how treating addiction as a disease, instead of a moral failing, will change for the better how we respond to this crisis. 

WCPO Editorial: We'll Work on Finding a Way Forward on the Heroin Epidemic

David Holthaus, managing editor for opinion and engagement, details why the station has created an editorial board specifically to address the heroin epidemic. 

Sandi Kuehn Named Woman of the Year Finalist By Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Center for Addiction Treatment CEO Sandi Kuehn was named a finalist for the 2015 Woman of the Year Award for not-for-profits at the 10th annual WE Celebrate Awards.

The (Ohio) Senate Report: November 9-13, 2015

Senate members listen as recovery experts talk about the opiate addiction epidemic here at home.

Ohio lawmakers argue Good Samaritan law can save addicts' lives

Despite surge in heroin deaths, state slow to adopt protections for 911 callers reporting overdoses of fellow users.

Sheriff unveils plans to create medical detox unit at Hamilton Co. Justice Center

The Hamilton County Justice Center could become one of the first jails in the state to allow inmates who are chronic heroin users to detox from the drug with medical help.

Drugs suspected as cause of stabbing

A man accused of stabbing a woman in the face may have been under the influence of illegal drugs, authorities suspect.

Mom accused of robbing store pleads for treatment

Woman claims wait for treatment facility led to her further legal troubles.


Drug treatment agency to build West End facility

The Center for Addiction Treatment plans to build a $3.7 million outpatient facility on its campus in the West End.


Treatment Center Adding Outpatient Facility

With heroin abuse reaching epidemic levels in the Tri-State, one of the largest local treatment organizations has a new plan to help addicts.