July 27, 2021

Townships to discuss opioid settlement

MEDINA — A joint meeting of all Medina County townships Thursday will center on what comes next in local procurement of opioid epidemic settlement funds.
July 24, 2021

What Those in Power Are Missing About the Opioid Epidemic

“This is what happens when public health fails.”
July 7, 2021

Community Impact Coalition resumes battle against opioids

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — For the first time since early 2020, the Community Impact Coalition in Ohio County met in person to assess where the community and the opioid epidemic stand in a post-pandemic world.
June 10, 2021
12-1 p.m.
Ohio Civics Essential

Test your civics knowledge: virtual events are back

Ohio Civics Essential will host its second virtual panel titled “Opioids & Policy Reform” on June 10 at noon with three subject matter experts joining together to discuss the opioid crisis and how we may best help those struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
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.
April 27, 2021

Ohio to Provide Access to Pear Digital Therapeutics for Local Communities

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is providing access to Pear Therapeutics’ prescription digital therapeutics reSET and reSET-O for the treatment of substance use disorder and opioid use disorder, respectively.
April 6, 2021

In-Depth: Northeast Ohio mother issues warning after Cuyahoga County reports surge in drug deaths

CLEVELAND — Cathy Lawley of Willoughby Hills said her life changed forever after losing her son, 31-year-old Michael Biellow to drugs on March 23, 2020.
April 6, 2021

Harm Reduction Week at Ohio State Kicks Off, Brings Awareness to Drug Overdose Prevention

Harm Reduction week at Ohio State kicked off Monday with a booth on the Oval focused on brining awareness to drug overdose prevention.