Help Combat the Rising Number of Opioid Deaths

Overdose deaths from both opioid prescriptions and heroin hit record levels in 2014. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data detailing the tragic and alarming increase in overdose deaths across the United States. More than 47,000 people died from opioid overdose in 2014, an unacceptable 14% increase over just one year. Deaths from heroin overdose tripled since 2010. Unfortunately, my home state of Ohio is one of the five states with the highest rates of drug overdose deaths in the nation.

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Upcoming Mindfulness Meditation Sessions

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: OH13.DCintern1@mail.house.gov Date: 10/27/2014 Dear Colleague: Today’s mindfulness meditation session will take place in 121 Cannon from 1:30pm-2:00pm (Please note room change): Host: Through the Institute for Integrative Health, a nonprofit based in Baltimore, Beverly Pierce works with an interdisciplinary group to develop experiential health programs for urban youth, fostering […]

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Mindfulness Meditation Session TODAY

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: crystal.price@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 Dear Colleague, Today’s mindfulness meditation session will take place in 2103 Rayburn from 1:30pm-2:00pm: Host: Ryan Soave, MA, CTT is a Certified Yoga and Yoga Nidra instructor. Yoga Nidra is a sleep based meditation which supports the body in releasing excess tension – the cause of […]

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Award Congressional Gold Medal to Civil Rights Icon

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: phil.beshara@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3655 Date: 7/16/2014 Support H.R. 3655: Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker Dear Colleague: Award-winning African American journalist and documenter of the civil rights movement, Simeon Booker, turned 95 in 2013. Through his groundbreaking reporting of the Emmett Till case to his seat on the […]

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Help Honor Civil Rights, Journalism Icon

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: phil.beshara@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3655 Date: 7/12/2014 Support H.R. 3655: Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker Dear Colleague: Award-winning African American journalist and documenter of the civil rights movement, Simeon Booker, turned 95 in 2013. Through his groundbreaking reporting of the Emmett Till case to his seat on […]

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