July 14, 2021
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF)- U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) issued a statement after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released overdose data for 2020.
January 13, 2021
SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) - Data from the Ohio Attorney General’s office shows more Ohioans died from an opioid overdose during a three-month span last year than any time since the epidemic began.
January 17, 2021
Ohio opioid overdose deaths surged during the second quarter of 2020, making it the deadliest three-month period since the opioid epidemic began, according to a new state study.
December 1, 2020
Ohio residents dying younger than they did 10 years ago, report says; two Cuyahoga County areas have a 37-year difference
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The average Ohio resident is dying younger than a decade ago, likely due to factors such as the opioid epidemic, a suicide crisis, poverty and access to health care, according to a new report.
November 24, 2020
New research shows that deaths due to the mix of substance abuse and suicides known as “diseases of despair” declined slightly in 2018. But the mortality rates throughout the Ohio Valley and Appalachian region are still higher than the national average.