September 1, 2021
What You Need To Know: The top drugs abused in Summit County are fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine, officials say. Nearly 35 locations drug-drop off locations in Summit County for incineration or disposal bag pick-up. Summit County spent $2 million from opioid litigation settlement on ER programs aimed at treating overdoses. The county allocated $500,000 to establish the Opiate Small Grant Program fund supporting nonprofits working with addicts
September 9, 2021
ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The mental health needs of area residents and the ongoing fight against opioid overdoses can feel like a “never-ending battle,” and local responders are being recognized.
August 23, 2021
“Unintentional drug overdose is one of the leading causes of injury death in Ohio, surpassing motor vehicle crashes,” advises Recovery Ohio, a state governmental website.
July 21, 2021
This month, the Community Action Committee of Pike County (Pike CAC) was approved to be the Lead Agency for Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) in Pike County.
July 7, 2021
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — For the first time since early 2020, the Community Impact Coalition in Ohio County met in person to assess where the community and the opioid epidemic stand in a post-pandemic world.