July 1, 2021
(WCMH) – NBC4 is proud to partner with Columbus RREACT (Rapid Response Emergency Addiction Crisis Team), DEA 360 and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation to air the one-hour special “WHAT EVERY FAMILY SHOULD KNOW: Opioids in Ohio.”
June 7, 2021
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF) -- Between June 1, 2020 and May 14, 2021 almost one thousand suspected cases of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) were reported to the Ohio Department of Health, and from the start of his administration, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has been working to help families who suffer from this affliction through the Governor’s Children’s Initiative.
April 12, 2021
What You Need To Know: - Maya Earnest had a fun childhood, enjoyed Marvel movies with her family - She started running away as a teenager - She began taking opioids at 20 years old - Maya passed away at 22 years old due to heart failure after overdosing on opioids
April 6, 2021
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.
March 15, 2021
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Opioid deaths in Ohio are at a ten-year high, and experts in Montgomery County say the rise in stress, isolation and economic disruption may be attributed to the coronavirus pandemic.
February 26, 2021
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Friday detailed the foster care initiatives in his proposed executive budget for fiscal years 2022 and 2023.
February 19, 2021
Tork Barayan penned a song about the dangers of opioid abuse. Later, that song took on much more meaning when addiction struck close to home.
December 5, 2020
(CNN) It is February 12. Ebony Clancy's tight townhome in Dayton, Ohio, is crowded with a film crew, "This Is Life" host Lisa Ling and myself, all there to understand the damage the opioid crisis has inflicted upon American families.