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Mental health and recovery expert discusses addiction impact - Spectrum News 1

By Spectrum News Staff Ohio

PUBLISHED 10:01 AM ET Jan. 02, 2022 PUBLISHED 10:01 AM EST Jan. 02, 2022

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Mike Kallmeyer sat down with Katie Walker, Program director of Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties, to talk about how addiction begins, progresses and causes harm to its victim.

Walker discusses coping mechanisms and how problems can start small and grow. Her board addresses inpatient detox, withdrawal services and medically-assisted treatments.