Help available as opioid deaths rise in Ohio

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DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) -- Dayton is known as the opioid capital of the United States, and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost says the opioid epidemic is worse than it’s ever been.

While this pandemic has taken center stage, families who have lost loved ones to this epidemic feel Montgomery County’s drug problem is slipping through the cracks.

Ray Arp’s Jr.’s brother Jerry overdosed this past June. His body was found in downtown Dayton off of Main St. and Mumma Ave; no one saw his body for three weeks.

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