Lima, Ohio (WIMA) - With the State of Ohio facing a severe drug abuse problem when it comes to prescription drugs and Heroin use- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine hosted a drug abuse community forum on Tuesday.

The Ohio Attorney General’s Drug Abuse Community Forum was launched last year- and the meeting gave community members the opportunity to discuss drug abuse in our area with a panel of local experts.

Attorney General DeWine- explained that he was encouraged with feedback- but more has to be done to combat this problem.

The Attorney General has previously hosted meeting in Portsmouth- Toledo- Akron- Mansfield- and Zanesville among other cities.