Intentional communities have long been a part of life in and around Athens. But during the pandemic, currently-operating intentional living endeavors provided residents with unique benefits.
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Partnering with WellWorks at Ohio University, Rick Weber, a Pomeroy resident, piloted the support group for people recovering from substance use disorders in 2019.
Cooperative housing endeavors, like the Firehouse Co-op, have the potential to alleviate the financial burden of high rent for some Athens residents.
A new group of students are working to create a designated community space for LGBTQ+ students studying STEM disciplines.
Although consumption of drugs or alcohol is not inherently negative, substance use can become harmful if done repeatedly in excess.
In Athens County, approximately 19% of residents — or 12,500 people — are food insecure, according to 2019 data from Feeding America. That number is 5% higher than the rate of food insecurity in Ohio and nearly double the national rate.
The Lost Flamingo Theatre Company intended to perform The Laramie Project during the 2020 Fall Semester.