December 30, 2019
An Ohio county has announced a six-figure salary position to ensure all the money the county receives in settlements with drug companies is used to combat the opioid crisis.
January 2, 2020
This will have particular resonance in Northern Ohio. Adults in the U.S. "are far more likely to die from opioid overdoses if they live in an area where an automobile assembly plant closed in the past five years," CNBC reports, according to new research published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
January 1, 2020
There is no silver bullet for curing the opioid epidemic that is ravaging communities and impacting employers, but some central Ohio businesses are finding creative solutions to help address the issue from within their own organizations.
October 1, 2019
The opioid crisis is, first and foremost, a human tragedy—lives lost, families torn apart and communities broken. In Ohio alone, there were nearly 4,300 opioid overdose deaths in 2017.
Community Conversations — Activity
This activity explores the physical signs of despair across many Ohio communities that have suffered economic downturns and are no longer vibrant population centers.