Senator Manning (Right) receives Legislator of the Year Award, presented by Tom Stuber, President and CEO of The LCADA Way

COLUMBUS—State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) today received the "Legislator of the Year" award from the Ohio Alliance of Recovery Providers (OARP) for her dedicated service and commitment to connecting people struggling with addiction and other behavior health issues with much needed resources.

"I am honored and humbled to receive this award today, and am grateful for the hard work of many coalitions and stakeholders who I have collaborated with on these issues," said Senator Manning. "It takes more than just one person to tackle the challenges Ohio faces, and I am fortunate to work alongside people in our community who are full of passion and caring."

“OARP, as representatives of the field of recovery, greatly appreciate Sen. Manning’s efforts to assist in improving access, increasing funding, and equipping us with the tools necessary to begin to meaningfully impact the opiate epidemic," said Tom Stuber, President and CEO of The LCADA Way.

The LCADA Way is a recovery provider based in Lorain County, who's mission is to transform individual lives, families and communities suffering from alcohol abuse, substance abuse and behavioral health issues.

 

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PHOTO: Manning Recognized As "Legislator Of The Year" By Ohio Alliance Of Recovery Providers

 

"I am honored and humbled to receive this award today, and am grateful for the hard work of many coalitions and stakeholders who I have collaborated with on these issues," said Senator Manning. "It takes more than just one person to tackle the challenges Ohio faces, and I am fortunate to work alongside people in our community who are full of passion and caring."



 
 

Historic Congressional Redistricting Reform Plan Passes Ohio Senate With Bipartisan Support

 

COLUMBUS—State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) announced that this week the Ohio Senate passed a plan to reform the process for drawing Ohio’s congressional districts with unanimous, bipartisan support. The passage of Substitute Senate Joint Resolution 5 follows weeks of negotiations between the leadership of both parties in the General Assembly and various redistricting reform coalitions.



 
 

PHOTO: Manning Honored For Efforts To Improve Addiction And Mental Health Services In Ohio

 

"I am honored to receive this award today— the goal of our work at the Statehouse is to support our local communities," said Senator Manning. "Our mental health professionals and law enforcement officials need the flexibility and training to effectively deliver critical services and carry out their missions." 



 
 

ADVISORY: Manning Welcomes Local Residents To Attend District Office Hours In Wellington

 

"Office hours are an opportunity for me to connect with constituents in the communities where they live, work and raise their families," said Manning. "Effectively serving as your voice in the Ohio Statehouse requires, most importantly, a commitment to listening and understanding your concerns."