Jim Marshall is just a regular guy, a humble one at that.He’s spent more than 32 years in education in Jefferson City as a coach, physical educator and social studies teacher. He’s taught over a thousand students and, looking at him,…
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by Lindsey Cunningham | According to the Center for Disease Control we are currently in “the worst drug overdose epidemic in U.S. history.” Substance use disorder has become a problem that impacts 1 in 3 families in the U.S. and the rise of opioid use has increased significantly.
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news.westminster-mo.edu | In 2011, Westminster College Track & Field coach Jim Marshall lost his son Cody at age 20 to a heroin overdose. Since then, Coach Marshall has been on a crusade to bring better drug education to students and to parents.
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www.columbiamissourian.com | The opioid crisis sweeping the U.S. is affecting life expectancy across the country and in Missouri. According to the CDC, over 63,600 people died in the U.S. from drug overdoses.
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Devastating news: Overdose deaths rose 21% in 2016. 63,600 Americans died—that's 174 sons, daughters and loved ones every single day. It's time for real action. Join Us.
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www.komu.com | COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia held the eighth session in a series of summits across the state addressing the opioid epidemic in a regional manner.
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www.columbiatribune.com | JEFFERSON CITY — Jim Marshall is no stranger to pain. He carries it in all sorts of ways, but hopes by talking about the stories behind it he can spare other people from what he’s gone through.
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www.newstribune.com | Jim Marshall is no stranger to pain. He carries it in all sorts of ways, but hopes by talking about the stories behind it, he can spare other people from what he's gone through.
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www.komu.com | COLUMBIA - Jim Marshall says losing a child is never easy. "It hurts. It's just, you gut it out like anything tough, and you learn to cope with the pain," he said.
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www.waynesvilledailyguide.com | A good samaritan law was recently passed in Missouri as part of a bill that addressed several health related reforms and changes.
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fox4kc.com | BELTON, Mo. -- A Belton teen watched her best friend die of a drug overdose when she and others were too frightened to call 911.
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www.newstribune.com | The sadness of Cody Marshall's fatal heroin overdose lingers in the hearts of family and friends, but Cody's father continues his mission to bring meaning to a tragic episode.
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www.fultonsun.com | Former JCHS coach shares story of his son's overdose
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www.komu.com | COLUMBIA - Labeled an epidemic by the CDC, the United States has seen heroin use more than double among young adults in the past decade.
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www.komu.com | COLUMBIA — Governor Jay Nixon approved legislation in 2014 allowing first responders to carry medication that counter-acts a drug overdose.
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news.williamwoods.edu | Jim Marshall will be at William Woods University at 6 p.m. Wednesday (March 19) in the Library Auditorium to speak about the dangers of drugs.
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177 community members, including elected officials, school administration, teachers, business leaders and families came out to the community center to hear a presentation on drug abuse in Osage County.
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actmissouri.org | A recent article in the New York Times has brought national attention to Missouri, but not necessarily for a good reason. Missouri is the only state in the United States that does not have a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).
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www.fultonsun.com | Jim Marshall, Westminster College's track and field coach and founder of the drug abuse awareness organization Cody's Gift, called heroin addiction an "invisible epidemic" Wednesday as he spoke to William Woods University students.
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www.columbiamissourian.com | FULTON — Jim Marshall walked through the door of his Jefferson City home one fall evening in 2011 and sensed something had changed.
But that was before he even saw his son, Cody, passed out on the living room floor, leaning against the couch.
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www.abc17news.com | JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - One day after the first deadly heroin overdoses reported in Jefferson City in months, a former heroin user issued a plea for sobriety in his hometown.
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cedarrepublican.com | Marshall, a track and field coach at Westminster College in Jefferson City, tells his story to schools all over the state. Last month, he spoke to the students at El Dorado Springs schools.
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www.ourdigitalmags.com | Jim Marshall wasn’t completely in the dark about his 20-year-old son’s issues that day in September 2011.
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The second half of the legislative session began Monday morning with coffee at Scrivner's Coffee Cup Café in Russellville. Though the group of attendees was relatively small, there was no shortage of discussion, advice, or questions. On topics…
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www.themaneater.com | Sophomore Sara Hooshmand has seen the effects of drug abuse from both a personal and community perspective; from her experience, Hooshmand plans to raise awareness about heroin abuse at MU.
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www.columbiamissourian.com | JEFFERSON CITY — Eight months ago, Jim Marshall was forced to perform CPR on his 20-year-old son in their Jefferson City home as he waited for an ambulance to arrive.
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