Fostoria Organization Aims To Take On Opioid Epidemic

11/2/17 – 5:13 A.M.

A new organization is taking aim at the opioid epidemic in Fostoria. The Review-Times reports “H.O.P.E. in Fostoria” members held a kick-off event in order for people to learn more about the organization. The event featured a panel discussion covering ongoing efforts to raise awareness and combat the abuse of opioids like heroin and fentanyl.

H.O.P.E. stands for Heroin, Opioid, Prevention, Education. The group is a joint between the Fostoria Kiwanis Club and the United Way of Fostoria. The 13 members of the organization come from several backgrounds, including law enforcement and elected officials.

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