OnePath

OnePath is your toolkit for helping to combat the opioid epidemic as a member of the medical community with empathy, mindfulness, and a big-picture perspective.

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E10: Matthew's Story

Ohio is referred to as “ground zero” of the opioid epidemic for a reason. However, there are tools and support available to those who are ready to defeat their addiction-- and Matthew Hawkins is someone who utilized those resources to their fullest extent. He found his way into the MetroHealth community by way of pursuing treatment for his opioid use disorder. After a long struggle, Matthew was able to obtain his goal of sobriety with the help of MetroHealth.

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E9: Covid-19 and the Opioid Epidemic

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The opioid overdose numbers emerging today prove that the Covid-19 pandemic has incurred huge damage to our community in more ways that what’s obvious.
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E8: Community Engagement

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MetroHealth houses a robust network of trauma-informed social workers, patient advocates, and peer supporters available to those pursuing recovery.
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E7: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

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The mindful curation of a patient’s recovery process after surgery is one of the best steps a hospital system can take in preventing opioid dependence.
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E6: MAT in the Emergency Department

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Sponsors

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County is responsible for the planning, funding, and monitoring of public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery services delivered to the residents of Cuyahoga County.

The mission of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) is to work in partnership with the community to protect and improve the health and well-being of everyone in Cuyahoga County.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.

The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addition prevention, treatment, and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.

The Team

Libbey Pelaia

Host
Libbey Pelaia (host) is an educator within the Office of Opioid Safety at MetroHealth and has a demonstrated history of leading initiatives within the healthcare, research, and higher education sectors.

Hannah Rae Leach

Producer & Engineer
Hannah Rae Leach (producer and engineer) is a Cleveland-based audio producer, writer, musician, and newly-minted advocate for opioid safety.

Joan Papp, MD FACEP

Founder & Medic
Joan Papp, MD FACEP is the founder and Medical Director of the Office of Opioid Safety at MetroHealth Medical Center.

Karolyn Tibayan

Karolyn Tibayan is the Director of the Office of Opioid Safety at MetroHealth Medical Center

Sean Rule Hoffman

Mix Engineer
Sean Rule Hoffman (mix engineer), hailing from Orange, Ohio, earned a degree in Music Technology with a minor in Electronic Media and Film from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.