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Resources and Education to Prevent Substance Misuse in Rural Ohio: PROmotingSchool-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience (PROSPER) Ohio)

Author: Laura Akgerman
Institution Affiliation: Ohio AgrAbility

Ohio has one of the highest rates of substance misuse and overdose deaths involving opioids in the country. In 2018 OSU Extension, College of Public Health, and College of Education and Human Ecology formed PROSPER Ohio to strengthen and empower families and communities, and reduce opioid and substance misuse across Ohio. PROSPER Ohio is in 9 Ohio counties, and will be expanding into 3 more counties fall 2020 (contingent on funding). This poster provides an overview of the programs offered in communities and schools, and ways to get involved. Please see our poster and website for more information:

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