Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration

A photo of professor Dr.Deric Kenne (left) and Dr.Ruoming Jin (right).
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY

Could data have helped prevent the opioid crisis in Ohio? A Kent State University researcher says yes. Public Health Professor Deric Kenne is partnering with a Kent computer scientist to develop The Northeast Ohio Tri-County Prevention Infrastructure.

photo of Amy Corrigall Jones
SUMMIT COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS

A Summit County program that helps veterans who’ve been charged with a felony is getting a big financial boost.

Valor Court is a program for non-violent felons who have served in the military. Susan Sweeney, assistant court executive officer, says there are a lot of them.

“They’re there. It’s just a matter of having the program capacity to meet the needs.”