Saturday, November 18, 2017

Why do people start drugs

By Trisha Gibson, MA, LPC, LICDC, Forensics/AoD Program Director For Woodland Centers, Inc. A question behavioral health professionals are most often asked is, “Why do people start using drugs?” The answer is not always a simple one to...

The Great ShakeOut, more than an earthquake drill

COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Oct. 19, 2017, Ohioans are encouraged to Drop, Cover and Hold On and discuss disaster plans. Emergency management agencies are urging Ohioians to not, "Drop out of your preparedness mode just...

Wellness Center hosting open house Oct. 14, 2017

ALBANY, Ohio - On October 14, 2017 from noon to 5 p.m., Natural Freedom Wellness Center will be hosting their first open house featuring the completion of phase one in their center renovations. Natural Freedom...

French 500 Free Clinic set for Sept. 28

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The French 500 Free Clinic will be open for those who do not have medical insurance or are under-insured from 1 – 3 pm on Thursday, September 28 at 258 Pinecrest...

Bob Evans Farms sold to Post Holdings

St. Louis, Missouri and New Albany, Ohio - Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) (“Post”) and Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) (“Bob Evans”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Post...

Shedding light on suicide, debunking myths

By Trisha Gibson, MA, LPC, LICDC Forensics/AoD Program Director Woodland Centers, Inc. MEIGS & GALLIA COUNTIES, Ohio - Mental health and substance use disorders impact many individuals at some point across the lifespan. In fact, both are...

Ohio AG DeWine offers consumer tips following Equifax breach announcement

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered tips for consumers following the recent announcement by Equifax, one of the country's three main credit reporting bureaus, of a data breach affecting some...

Chow Line: Tips to prevent food spoilage when the power goes out

Storm preparedness has been on my mind lately. I’m wondering what I can do to be ready in the event of a power outage to prevent the foods in my refrigerator from spoiling? One of...

Holzer recognizing National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

SOUTHEAST OHIO - Holzer Health System is joining the National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation, sponsor of National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration, and more than 6,500 facilities nationwide in observing the occasion throughout the week of September...

Cedarville ministry student’s cancer program combines physical healing and spiritual care

KETTERING, Ohio - How do you beat cancer? Cedarville University graduate student Karen Wonders knows it takes a strong heart and a nourished soul. Wonders is the founder and executive director of Maple Tree Cancer...

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Drugs, Money and weapons seized from Bidwell search warrant

Sheriff Matt Champlin announced the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 14101 State Route 554 near the intersection of State Route 160 in Gallia County, Wednesday afternoon, November 15, 2017. The Gallia...

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