Ohio Ground Zero for the Opioid Crisis

Ohio Ground Zero for the Opioid Crisis

According to statistics about 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It’s costing Ohioans between $4 to $5 billion a year. Montgomery County has the highest illicit narcotics overdose deaths in the country. Furthermore, the numbers are...
Tapestry of Grace

Tapestry of Grace

As part of a concerted effort to serve the least of these; Relink.org and Freedom Grows Ministries presents: Tapestry of Grace Conference. We hope to bring the faith-based and other community organizations to guide the discussion around addiction and human...
Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Prevention

Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Prevention

Let’s face it, substance abuse and mental health are major issues in our community.  However,  a key components in solving this problem are awareness and prevention.  Prevention focuses on helping people develop the knowledge and skills they need to make good...
Why the opioid epidemic is a global problem

Why the opioid epidemic is a global problem

Research conducted by ENACT, a project tracking organized crime in Africa warns that South Africa once a hub for heroin transit, is rapidly becoming a retail destination. Heroin has been available in South Africa since the 90’s but in small quantities. Now the...
10 Facts About Human Trafficking

10 Facts About Human Trafficking

In the land of the free, slavery is big business. Human trafficking involves the recruitment, harboring or transporting people into a situation of exploitation through the use of violence, deception, or coercion and forced to work against their will. Most importantly,...