May 5, 2021

New trauma center specializing in addiction offers holistic approach to recovery in northwest Ohio

Fuse Recovery treats clients suffering from mental health trauma, as well as all types of addiction from shopping to opioid addiction.
May 5, 2021

Ohio sending 60,000 doses of naloxone to 23 counties struggling with opioid overdoses

Franklin, Fairfield, Licking and Ross are among the 23 counties receiving the extra supply of naloxone.
May 4, 2021

COVID-19 brought easier access to methadone but Ohio's ending it. Expert is asking 'why?'

Go get your medication, bring it home and take it once daily. It’s what a lot of people in America do. But not with methadone for opioid use disorder. At least, not until the novel coronavirus pandemic emerged.
May 4, 2021

Ohio's first diversion center opens in Cuyahoga County

It will be an alternative to jail for low offenders who need mental health or addiction treatment.
May 4, 2021

Shift to opioid alternatives raises concerns

The use of opioids for pain management in workers compensation continues to decline, replaced by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants and dermatological agents.
May 3, 2021

Overdose rises during pandemic, county ranks #16 in Ohio

According to data released earlier this month by Harm Reduction Ohio, Adams County ranked number 16 in Ohio for drug overdoses in 2020.
May 2, 2021

Americans can take steps to fight fentanyl, which is involved in 76% of overdose deaths

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another public health crisis taking a toll on American families: overdose deaths from the synthetic drug fentanyl, an often-deadly opioid derivative.
April 29, 2021

DEA starts Project Wave Breaker to reduce amount of fentanyl coming in from Mexico

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) launched Project Wave Breaker to disrupt the flow of fentanyl into the United States.