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.
April 2, 2021

Opinion: Our society often punishes individuals struggling with addiction

The recent settlement announced between the state of Ohio and consulting business McKinsey & Co. for the firm's role in creating and fueling the opioid epidemic is a perfect example of how we unfairly punish Ohioans dealing with substance-use disorder while allowing the engineers of this crisis to escape with just a slap on the wrist.
March 30, 2021

Akron man hopes to get fentanyl declared as a weapon of mass destruction

AKRON, Ohio — It’s been 6 years since James Rauh saw his son, Tom, alive. After years of battling an opioid addiction, Tom died in 2015 when he unknowingly injected acetyl fentanyl into his body.
March 17, 2021

U.S. Department of Labor awards $3.6M to Ohio JFS

The U.S. Department of Labor Wednesday announced incremental funding of...
March 19, 2021

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Three Additional Opioid Addiction Treatment Centers In Ohio

Athens Treatment Services, Hamilton Treatment Services and Solon Treatment Services part of Pinnacle's expansion in the fight against the opioid crisis
March 15, 2021

Drug recovery app offers free coaching to minorities in Ohio

If you are battling addiction, there’s a place where you can receive an inspirational message, check in with others who are struggling and get access to professional coaching.
March 9, 2021

Anahi Ortiz Speaks for the Dead

The overdose crisis isn’t abstract to the Franklin County coroner. It’s a flood of bodies she can’t ignore—and human suffering that weighs heavily on the doctor and her fellow “last responders.”