ONU receives $100,000 grant to combat opioid misuse


ADA — Cardinal Health Foundation awarded a $100,000 Generation Rx Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention Education for Youth grant to Ohio Northern University, which will be used to for a mobile clinic to substance abuse and behavioral health concerns in the area.

A multidisciplinary team of student health care providers, supervised by licensed professionals, will use a existing mobile clinic to address the leading cause of substance abuse, behavioral health concerns.

ONU is one of more than 40 organizations from Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee to receive a Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention Education for Youth grant. The grants are part of the Cardinal Health’s Opioid Action Program and are designed to expand education concerning medication safety for K-12 and university students.

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