February 4, 2021

Ohio AG reaches $24.7M settlement with consultant that fueled opioid epidemic

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has agreed to a settlement of $24.7 million with McKinsey & Co. to help combat the opioid epidemic throughout the state.
February 2, 2021

Addiction In The Pandemic: Overdose Deaths Surge As Coronavirus Adds To Opioid Crisis

FRANKFORT, Ky. (OVR) — Terrance D. has been sober for more than 15 years and Narcotics Anonymous has been a big part of his recovery. He uses a pseudonym when speaking publicly about addiction and his work with NA.
February 1, 2021

Ohio county warns of spike in overdose cases

ERIE COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — The Erie County Health Department on Monday said the area has experienced a spike in overdose incidents.
January 28, 2021

Ohio Invests in Opioid Detection Tech for Investigators

A pair of agencies in one of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic has invested in handheld devices that identify dangerous substances in minutes, saving time and potentially first responders’ lives.
January 28, 2021

2020: The Deadliest Year In Drug History

Drug Overdoses Worsened In 2020
January 28, 2021

Middletown opioid overdose deaths cut in half in 2020, but meth continues sharp rise

Middletown saw its opioid overdose deaths cut in half last year as total overdoses fell slightly, according to new data.
January 28, 2021

Workit Health Expands Virtual Addiction Care Program to Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Workit Health, the nation's leading provider of telemedicine addiction care, announced the expansion of its virtual medically-assisted treatment program to Ohio, with a headquarters opening in the greater Toledo area.
January 26, 2021

Ohio Attorney General Agencies Deploy 908 Devices Handheld Mass Spec Device to Aid Law Enforcement Cases Involving Illicit Drugs

MX908 detects and identifies chemical compounds at trace levels onsite and in seconds to minimize opioid exposure risks for field investigators and serve as a high fidelity field test