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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.
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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.
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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.
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December 18, 2020

GDM: Maryhaven - Ohio Opioid Alliance

Interview discussion on COVID-19 and opioid use
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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