May 13, 2021

CareSource Offers Ohio Members Easy Home Opioid Drug Disposal Solution

DAYTON, Ohio, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CareSource, a nationally recognized nonprofit health plan, announced a partnership with DisposeRx, an at-home, eco-friendly medication disposal service, as part of its commitment to prevent opioid misuse, accidental poisonings and drug overdoses.
May 18, 2021

CareSource offers Ohio members at-home opioid drug disposal solution

CareSource has announced a partnership with DisposeRx, an at-home, eco-friendly medication disposal service.
May 10, 2021

Cuyahoga County to receive nearly 3,500 doses of naloxone to fight overdoses in statewide initiative

CLEVELAND — In an attempted to combat overdoses across Ohio, tens of thousands of naloxone doses are being rapidly deployed in areas of the state facing the highest morbidity and mortality rates from unintentional opioid overdoes—and Cuyahoga County will receive the most.
May 11, 2021

Cleveland Officials Distribute Narcan To Stem Record Overdoses

Doug Ullmann has seen firsthand that naloxone can save lives. He said a person overdosed at the addiction treatment house where he lived, and another person administered naloxone to save his life.
May 5, 2021

Ohio sending 60,000 doses of naloxone to 23 counties struggling with opioid overdoses

Franklin, Fairfield, Licking and Ross are among the 23 counties receiving the extra supply of naloxone.
May 4, 2021

Ohio's first diversion center opens in Cuyahoga County

It will be an alternative to jail for low offenders who need mental health or addiction treatment.
April 22, 2021

Pear Announces Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services will Provide Access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics to Help Local Communities Continue Fight Against Opioid Addiction

Through a State Opioid Response (SOR) 2.0 grant, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) and RecoveryOhio will provide access to Pear’s reSET® and reSET-O® to patients with substance use disorder and opioid use disorder. Grant will support Ohioans in need and on their recovery journeys with innovative FDA-authorized treatments via their mobile devices
April 28, 2021

Doctors make it easy to dispose of old unwanted meds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Considering the pandemic, the opioid epidemic rages on and a group of doctors are getting together to make sure it's still on the forefront.