Sen. Sherrod Brown announces strategy to fight Ohio opioid epidemic (video)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown is in Cleveland on Monday to discuss new legislation addressing the impact that the opioid crisis has had on Ohio.

Sen. Brown is calling for a public health campaign to address the opioid epidemic during a speech at the Cleveland City Club.

His "Working Together to Win the Fight against Addiction: What History Teaches Us about How to Solve the Opioid Crisis," speech will outline a three-pronged approach, including:

  1. Education and Prevention
  2. Treatment
  3. Recovery

Legislation expected to be unveiled by the senator during his speech will also detail the workforce shortage created by the addiction epidemic.

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