Cocaine

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September 1, 2021

Health officials say many resources available for anyone battling addiction in Summit County

What You Need To Know: The top drugs abused in Summit County are fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine, officials say. Nearly 35 locations drug-drop off locations in Summit County for incineration or disposal bag pick-up. Summit County spent $2 million from opioid litigation settlement on ER programs aimed at treating overdoses. The county allocated $500,000 to establish the Opiate Small Grant Program fund supporting nonprofits working with addicts
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June 11, 2021

Dayton man charged with dealing fentanyl cocaine mixture that caused multiple fatal and nonfatal overdoses

DAYTON, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged a Dayton man with distributing fentanyl and cocaine that resulted in five overdoses in the late hours of New Year’s Eve and into the early hours of New Year’s Day 2019.
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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.
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April 7, 2021

Cuyahoga County saw record overdose deaths in March 2021

Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson issued a public health alert after the county suffered at least 69 suspected overdose deaths in March.
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March 19, 2021

Ludlow toddler's fentanyl death a tragic reminder of widespread opioid epidemic

Newtown Chief: Fentanyl now as prevalent as meth, cocaine
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December 29, 2020

Ohio Drug Overdose Deaths Spike During Pandemic

OHIO — The state documented a high number of drug overdose deaths in the first half of 2020, outpacing 2019 by nearly 20%. That's according to a new report from Harm Reduction Ohio, a Granville-based nonprofit which consists of a group of epidemiologists and other health professionals.
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November 19, 2020

Opioids and the pandemic: In the midst of isolation, there is hope

Ohio is on track to have more overdose deaths in 2020 than in 2019. Local courts and organizations are working to help people recover without penalty.
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October 12, 2020

University of Cincinnati researcher examines genetic role in addiction

Study is among the first to examine methods of preventing opioid use disorder
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