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Darryl Strawberry Brings Anti-Drug Message To Scotch Plains

Darryl Strawberry Brings Anti-Drug Message to Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Former MLB slugger Darryl Strawberry spoke with affection, urgency, and passion while pacing the stage at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Monday night. Those who idolized him when he was larger-than-life figure sitting atop the throne of the world’s largest city were engaged and listened intently to his wisdom and insight. But the once face of Major…

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Jefferson Today

Darryl Strawberry Sheds Light on Addiction at Population Health Colloquium As the 18th Population Health Colloquium wrapped up Wednesday morning, Darryl Strawberry, former professional baseball player and ordained minister, addressed the room of healthcare professionals to share his own battle of addiction and shed light on ways to improve the treatment process for other recovering addicts. Strawberry is a four-time World Series…

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Opioids: The Crisis Next Door

Opioids: The Crisis Next Door

IN 2018, MORE THAN 2 MILLION AMERICANS WILL SUFFER FROM ADDICTION TO PRESCRIPTION OR ILLICIT OPIOIDS Opioids killed more people last year than either car accidents or gun violence. This crisis of addiction can affect any American, from all-state football captains to stay-at-home mothers. As a result, Americans across the country are feeling the weight of the crisis next door.…

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A World Series Champion Shared His Struggles With A Middletown Audience, And Here’s What They Learned

A World Series champion shared his struggles with a Middletown audience, and here’s what they learned

MIDDLETOWN From the seats at Shea Stadium and Yankee Stadium to television sets around the world, it appeared Darryl Strawberry was living a charmed life. He was making millions of dollars playing baseball, a game that showcased his talents as he seemed destined to be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. That was the Darryl Eugene Strawberry that baseball…

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Darryl Strawberry Crisscrosses Ohio Because Of A Dream To Bring Faith Into Addict’s Lives

Darryl Strawberry crisscrosses Ohio because of a dream to bring faith into addict’s lives

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — He's had what many considered it all. Fame and Fortune. 335 home runs. But baseball legend Darryl Strawberry isn't basking in the glory days as a baseball champion. He's taking a swing at another issue-- the opioid crisis. "Addiction started in my life early, " he said. "I started drinking at an early age, drinking at 13." He's…

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Strawberry, Local Pastors Helping Opioid Crisis

Strawberry, local pastors helping opioid crisis

BEAVERCREEK — Darryl Strawberry and his wife Tracy have formed an alliance with Ohio Pastors to help stop the epidemic of Ohio’s opioid/drug crisis. The couple made a special appearance, March 5 at the Beavercreek Nazarene Church to help share their struggles with drug addiction in hopes to provide families, friends and other addicts with education, enlightenment and hope. There…

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Conference Advocates Recovery Through God | The Chronicle

Conference advocates Recovery through God | The Chronicle

ELYRIA — The Epidemic of Hope Conference kicked off Thursday evening at Beyond the Walls Church in Elyria. The conference is in response to Ohio’s current opioid and drug crisis and was organized by Strawberry Ministries, Harvest Recovery Ministries and the Ohio Attorney General’s Drug Outreach Team. The initiative is a way to bring spiritual healing into the recovery process.…

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