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Common Read - Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

Addiction Help and Recovery Resources

If you, or people you know, are struggling with opioid or heroin addition, please contact the Mental Health and Recovery Services (MHRS) Board of Allen, Auglaize & Hardin Counties.

  • If you are in a crisis situation, call 1-800-567-HOPE (4673) or text 741 741
  • For non-emergencies, call the Board at 419-222-5120 or visit in person at 529 South Elizabeth Street in Lima


The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities hosts annual conferences related to opiates, recovery, and response. Below are links to presentations from the 2017 and 2018 conferences.


The United States Drug Enforcement Administration's 360 Strategy is an effort to respond to the opioid crisis through three avenues: law enforcement; engagement with pharmaceutical companies and wholesalers, pharmacies, and pharmacists; and community outreach.