As billions roll in to fight the US opioid epidemic, one county shows how recovery can work

A person signs in, center, as Jesse Johnson of the Family Resource Center, right, waits for client Tyler Baker to complete a random drug test Oct. 12, at the Hancock County Adult Probation office in Findlay, Ohio, . Experts say establishing peer support programs to help people in recovery is one way communities should consider using money from settling lawsuits with the drug industry over the toll of opioids. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Communities ravaged by America’s opioid epidemic are starting to get their share of a $50 billion pie from legal settlements.