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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What resource can I use to talk to my children about not using drugs?
An effort is underway across Ohio to prevent drug use among Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens – our children. Governor John R. Kasich and First Lady Karen W. Kasich have launched Start Talking! to give parents, guardians, educators and community leaders the tools to start the conversation with Ohio’s youth about the importance of living healthy, drug-free lives.
2. Why is it important to dispose of unused medicine and where can I take it?
- Sidney Police Department Lobby: 234 W. Court Street/Sidney, OH/45365
- Shelby County Sheriff Department Lobby: 555 Gearhart Road/Sidney, OH/45365
3. Why are opiate prescriptions and drugs more dangerous than others?
4. What are common Opiate prescriptions I may want to avoid or ask for an alternative?
5. What is “Medical Assisted Treatment”?
6. Is there a link or resource list to support groups in Shelby County?
7. Is there a primary number I can call 24 hours a day with a list of resources for Shelby County?
Yes. You can dial 211 from inside Shelby County or 855-663-8333 if you are traveling outside of Shelby County.