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Regional Recovery Consortium

The Regional Recovery Consortium is an initiative for those who have been impacted by Substance Use Disorder (SUD), including individuals, families, and community members to meet monthly to discuss the effect of addiction and implement a strategic plan that covers the following project areas: Membership, Stigma, Response, and Recovery. We strive to expand & improve a comprehensive and sustainable "Circle of Care" for those who live with SUD through regional collaboration.

VISION

To have a community free of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and fatal overdoses.

MISSION

To reduce the number of community members in Erie, Huron, Ottawa, and Sandusky Counties, living with SUD and experiencing fatal overdoses through regional cooperation and collaboration.

PROJECT AREAS

The Regional Recovery Consortium has four identified project areas that are further outlined in the Strategic Action Plan:
 

Membership:

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Regional Recovery Consortium

2020 Overview

Stigma:

  • Project Lead: Andrea Jones, ajones@thelcadaway.org

  • Reduce stigma associated with addiction by increasing knowledge and education around substance use disorder, the use of Narcan, and Medication Assisted Treatment

  • Have you checked out our free mail order naloxone? Go to www.NarcanErieOhio.com for more information!

Response:

  • Project Lead: Mary Bower - mbower@eriecounty.oh.gov

  • Increase response capacity through regional communication of OD alerts, integrating naloxone throughout a variety of systems, and utilizing data to inform regional response plan and activities.

  • Saving Lives Advisory Council (SLAC): Saving Lives Advisory Council for Overdose Fatality Review is a group of individuals who meet at least quarterly, in order to review the fatal overdoses and determine trends of those fatal overdoses.

  • Overdose Alert Sign Up: If you wish to receive alerts regarding overdoses within our community, please register here.

Recovery: 

  • Project Lead: Phillip Johnson, director@bellevuerecovery.org

  • Connect individuals, families, and persons in recovery to support services. Facilitate recovery through community engagement and expanding access to peer support services, recovery housing, and wrap-around services. Provide support to increase FindHelpNowOH.org capacity for real time treatment finder.

GET INVOLVED

 
 
 
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Erie County overdose surveillance data and trends are analyzed at the Erie County Health Department. Learn more about local data and what we're doing to combat the trends we see. 

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In 2020, nearly 400 Erie County Residents were surveyed to analyze opioid-related data in our community. You can access the full assessment here. 

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Review trends identified from by the Erie County Overdose Fatality Review Board (OFRB) in 2020.