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.
September 14, 2020
LORAIN, Ohio -- First responders in Lorain County are receiving a big thank you for their efforts in “Bringing Help, Bringing Hope.”
May 10, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Schools are closed, church pews are empty, and businesses have shuttered. Yet even in this unprecedented time, we cannot forget about the many concerns we had before the pandemic.
April 28, 2020
In addition, Summit County passed a Metroparks tex levy, while Lorain County renewed funding for its community college.
April 25, 2020
WASHINGTON COUNTY, PA. — It is two days before Brian McCarthy is supposed to celebrate a very important occasion in his life: 11 years of sobriety. This kind of moment is typically shared joyfully with friends and fellow members of the recovery community.
April 22, 2020
In response to the high demand for addiction treatment services during the COVID-19 pandemic, Spero Health has announced they will expand by opening a new location in Dayton, Ohio on May 5 th. Spero Health, a CARF-accredited, community-based organization and national leader in outpatient addiction treatment of substance use disorders, operates more than 35 clinics located throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee, providing care for more than 7,000 patients each month.
April 2, 2020
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A lot has changed since the coronavirus pandemic broke and it has put many things to a screeching halt to help stop the spread. But some critical services can’t stop, and people need it.
April 15, 2020
Proposed regulatory changes and advocacy efforts aimed at loosening restrictions on addiction treatment are well-intentioned and could help decrease the number of overdose deaths while raising the national standard of care in addiction medicine. However, federal legislative action is typically slow, ignoring the urgency of the opioid crisis many US communities face. And the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put almost every other fact of life on the back burner for most Americans.