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.
October 16, 2020
Despite losing some $3.3 billion from March 9 through July 1 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ohio’s hospitals are not only doubling down on finding solutions for caring for patients and putting an end to the coronavirus pandemic, but they’re partnering to stem the continued tide of opioid overdose deaths.