Stories tagged with: Start Talking

April 8, 2014 - 4:35am
16 weeks 1 day ago

Coshocton and Licking Counties see funds from Ohio's new youth drug prevention initiative "Start Talking."

The Governor's Office said that the building youth resiliency grants target students in 5-9 grades.

Over $62,000 was awarded to Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices. The program will work with all three local county school districts to provide life skills training. LST holds the distinction of being a top research based substance abuse prevention program.  They...

January 14, 2014 - 4:14pm
28 weeks 1 day ago

Governor John Kasich says it's time for parent to talk to their children about the dangers of drugs.

The online initiative is called Start Talking and it gives parents the proper tools to sit down and talk to their teens about pain pills and other prescribed drugs. CEO of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Steve Carrel says that having these conversation could save a life.

"The government also knew that young people who have parents that talk to them about drug use are about 50...

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