January 11, 2021

Opioid Crisis: Free Kits Can Reverse Effects of Overdose

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The public health spotlight is on COVID-19, but the opioid epidemic still is a major priority in Ohio with a continued tragically high number of drug-overdose deaths.
January 12, 2021

Pandemic helped opioid epidemic surge in Ohio

The three months following our state's shutdown—April, May and June— set a record for the largest spike in opioid overdose deaths in Ohio in a decade.
December 28, 2020

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Sandusky Treatment Services to provide opioid addiction treatment for community

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Dec. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Treatment Centers, a leader in providing accessible, affordable treatment for individuals struggling with substance use disorders, opened Sandusky Treatment Services today in northern Ohio. Located at 1036 Cleveland Road in Sandusky, the community-based program serves as Pinnacle's 15th outpatient opioid addiction treatment center in the state, and won't be the last.
December 18, 2020

GDM: Maryhaven - Ohio Opioid Alliance

Interview discussion on COVID-19 and opioid use
December 7, 2020

Twin Health Crises, COVID-19 And Opioids, Await Biden Administration

At Stella Maris, a nonprofit addiction recovery center on Cleveland’s West Side, the wait list for detox is more than 200 names long.
December 2, 2020

Wilmington's opioid task force pilot works, but needs state money to continue

Launched in 2018, Wilmington Quick Response Team was initially conceived as a two-year, $500,000 pilot program designed to get reach the victims of overdoses within 72 hours and get them into detox and treatment.
December 2, 2020

New outpatient clinic in Lima offers Suboxone, Vivitrol for opioid-use disorder

LIMA — A new outpatient clinic in Lima is offering medication-assisted treatment, counseling and recovery services for substance-use disorder as Ohio’s opioid epidemic appears to be escalating.
November 23, 2020

Chief Eberle honored for work fighting opioid epidemic

Findlay Fire Chief Joshua Eberle has been presented the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Association’s 2020 CARES Award.