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Tyler Campbell CHLBWe hope you take a moment and read the latest #HealthyRegion blog post.

CLICK HERE to read the article highlighting a very informative piece 60 Minutes did a few weeks back about a community just like ours …

Columbus, Ohio, is often labeled as “middle America” and has been a testing ground for many companies with new products — a perfect place to get an accurate read on what America thinks. And it’s overwhelmed by heroin.

On Sunday, Jan. 24, the team at 60 Minutes rebroadcasted a piece on heroin use in this heartland of America, showing its spread across the nation. Heroin is no longer an urban problem. In fact the death rate from drug overdoses is now higher in rural areas than in large metropolitan areas. Maine has been hit just like Ohio.

 

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