November 18, 2019

If you're 18 to 29, you're more likely to carry Narcan, new Ohio and Ky. polls show

If you're a Ohio or Kentucky adult from ages 18 to 29, you just might be more likely to carry the lifesaving opioid-overdose antidote naloxone than older people here.
November 17, 2019

Death toll from tainted cocaine rising across the country

Cocaine is back, and it’s contaminated.
November 13, 2019

Bill Would Make Ohio Train Pharmacists On Naloxone Law

Ohio law permits pharmacists to give the overdose antidote Naloxone without a prescription to people who deal with opioid addiction. One lawmaker is proposing a measure to help ensure pharmacists follow through.
November 12, 2019

DisposeRx Commends Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation for Efforts to Prevent Opioid Diversion and Addiction

DisposeRx solution part of statewide opioid disposal program for injured workers
November 12, 2019

Opioid Addiction In Jails: An Anthropologist's Perspective

A new book by anthropologist and physician Kimberly Sue tells the stories of women navigating opioid addiction during and after incarceration.
November 10, 2019

Ohio Counties to be Part of $350M Federal Opioid Study

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Ohio communities will be part of a $350 million federal study analyzing drug intervention techniques and policies.
November 8, 2019

Northeast Ohio Opioid Settlement Money To Fund Peer Recovery Coaches

At MetroHealth Medical Center, Christopher Hall offers patients struggling with addiction something unique: common ground.
November 7, 2019

Prevalence of hepatitis C rates in Ohio may indicate highest areas of opioid misuse

Researchers studied hepatitis C rates within the state and discovered consistently high rates in the southern Appalachia region over a five-year period.