A Look at Drug Abuse
Facts & Resources
Did you know?
On an average day, 508,000 adolescents aged 12-17 in the United States drink alcohol; 641,000 use illicit drugs; and more than 1 million smoke cigarettes, according to a national survey sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Free drug kits and alcohol strips donated by Kaiser Wells Pharmacy and the Norwalk Reflector are available at the following locations: (Made possible by Community Prevention Partners.)
· Huron County General Health District, 180 Milan Avenue, 419-668-1652
· Fisher-Titus Medical Center, Admitting, 272 Benedict Avenue, 419-668-8101
· Fisher-Titus Industrial Health, 28 Executive Drive, (419) 663-6464
“Drug abuse and HIV/AIDS are intertwined epidemics.”- NIDA
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Ohio Resource Guide - Lists mental health and substance abuse support services in Ohio. Includes the state-level mental health, substance abuse, protection and advocacy, and Medicaid and Medicare services agencies, and other advocacy groups.
Seek Treatment by calling 1-800-662-HELP or visiting THIS website.
Firelands Counseling Center and Recovery - Norwalk: 292 Benedict Ave. | 419-663-3737 | Intake: (800) 242-5393 | Hotline: (800) 826-1306| website
“National drug use surveys indicate some children are already abusing drugs by age 12 or 13.”
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