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February 18, 2021

Amidst pandemic, Ohio sees record overdose deaths

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – “He was doing well, and then it happened, and we didn’t find out for three days.”
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February 17, 2021

Ohio State study: 311 statistics can predict opiate, overdose hotspots

The Columbus 311 Service Center averages 500,000 contacts a year, according to the Department of Neighborhoods.
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February 15, 2021

NEWS 9 Special Assignment: The Forgotten Epidemic-The Opioid Crisis, Giving a Second Chance

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — A group is working to get a life-saving tool into the community shattered its goal.
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February 15, 2021

Addiction In The Pandemic: The $350M Effort To Heal Communities In Opioid Crisis

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (OVR) — The Madison County health department in Kentucky has kept its harm reduction program open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to continue its work against the other epidemic afflicting the region: the addiction crisis.
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February 10, 2021

PursueCare Partners With Ohio-Based Thrive Peer Support

The partnership offers a rapid transition from face-to-face peer support to telehealth addiction treatment at home.
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February 10, 2021

Red Cross offers online class to help you identify signs of opioid overdose

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The American Red Cross is joining the fight against the reemerging opioid epidemic.
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February 9, 2021

Ohio physician gets 2-year prison sentence for illegal opioid distribution

Dayton, Ohio-based physician Morris Brown, MD, was sentenced...
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February 9, 2021

Lawmakers urge Biden to back opioid-treatment measure

Bipartisan group calls on president to ‘deliver on your promise’ to expand access in early test of administration’s opioid strategy
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