February 4, 2021

Meth seizures shoot up 87% across Ohio, state troopers say

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Once overshadowed by the opioid epidemic and heroin, methamphetamine continues to make a comeback across the nation and Ohio.
January 28, 2021

Middletown opioid overdose deaths cut in half in 2020, but meth continues sharp rise

Middletown saw its opioid overdose deaths cut in half last year as total overdoses fell slightly, according to new data.
December 29, 2020

Ohio Drug Overdose Deaths Spike During Pandemic

OHIO — The state documented a high number of drug overdose deaths in the first half of 2020, outpacing 2019 by nearly 20%. That's according to a new report from Harm Reduction Ohio, a Granville-based nonprofit which consists of a group of epidemiologists and other health professionals.
November 30, 2020

Stark nearing grim overdose mark

CANTON As COVID-19 surges across Ohio, a longstanding public health foe is killing people in Stark County at a record pace.
August 18, 2020

Meth, fentanyl-tainted cocaine surge in Clermont County, following SW Ohio trends

Clermont County officials are reporting an influx in illegal drugs and an uptick in overdoses since the novel coronavirus pandemic settled in the region.
July 15, 2020

In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record

Drug deaths in America, which fell for the first time in 25 years in 2018, rose to record numbers in 2019 and are continuing to climb, a resurgence that is being complicated and perhaps worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.
July 8, 2020

Signs of illegal drug use surge in Ohio as ‘collateral damage’ from pandemic

The Millennium Health report released Wednesday tracked illicit drug use trends by evaluating more than 500,000 urine drug tests.
May 20, 2020

Opioid epidemic continues to hammer the Ohio Valley

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — While the pandemic has taken center stage the last few months, the opioid epidemic continues to hammer the Ohio Valley.