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.
April 6, 2021

Harm Reduction Week at Ohio State Kicks Off, Brings Awareness to Drug Overdose Prevention

Harm Reduction week at Ohio State kicked off Monday with a booth on the Oval focused on brining awareness to drug overdose prevention.
March 29, 2021

Local Medical Community Participating in NIH Sponsored Opioid Project

The Ohio Health Physicians Group Heritage College and Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital are participating in a national study called “Healing Communities” sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
March 19, 2021

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Three Additional Opioid Addiction Treatment Centers In Ohio

Athens Treatment Services, Hamilton Treatment Services and Solon Treatment Services part of Pinnacle's expansion in the fight against the opioid crisis
March 15, 2021

Drug recovery app offers free coaching to minorities in Ohio

If you are battling addiction, there’s a place where you can receive an inspirational message, check in with others who are struggling and get access to professional coaching.
February 26, 2021

Opioid addiction treatment center opens in Brilliant

BRILLIANT, OHIO (WTRF)- The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the only crisis we’re facing. Medical officials are talking about the opioid epidemic, and it’s raging on in parts of the world, Ohio especially.