The position was created with funding provided by Cardinal Health and the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Clark, Greene and Madison Counties.
“This position is huge,” Doolittle said. “We expect the coalition to really pick up.”
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McKee joined the coalition a couple years ago, so she knows the organization’s goals and how it operates, Doolittle said. She also noted McKee is organized and has experience working with a family member who has battled substance abuse.
“She has a lot of great qualities that will make her a great fit and move this community forward,” Doolittle said.
The coalition’s goal is to reduce the stigma surrounding addiction, provide prevention, treatment, support, and other resources for addicts and their families.