August 27, 2020

Southern Ohio Counties Receive Grants to Fight Opioid Crisis

PIKETON, Ohio — Local lawmakers and business owners of Ohio Valley Veneer in Piketon welcomed U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia to town Wednesday to announce $20 million in federal funding to help our state battle the ongoing opioid crisis.
August 28, 2020

US Rep Ryan announces $96 million in funding Opioid Response funding for Ohio

US Rep. Tim Ryan, OH-13 announced Ohio would be receiving $96,228,429 in State Opioid Response funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services
August 26, 2020

Feds announce $20-million grant to help fight opioid addiction in southern Ohio, three other states

PIKETON — U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia announced a $20 million grant to help fight the opioid epidemic in southern Ohio and three other states during a visit Wednesday morning to Piketon.
August 20, 2020

Mercy College of Ohio receives grant

SPRINGFIELD – Mercy College of Ohio received a four-year grant totaling $740,998 from The Health Resources and Services Administration to increase the number of peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals working with families impacted by opioid use and other substance abuse disorders.
August 24, 2020

Summit County provides overdose medications to Western Reserve Hospital as part of opioid lawsuit settlement with Endo Pharmaceuticals

AKRON, Ohio – Summit County announced Monday it has supplied Western Reserve Hospital with the first of three shipments of medications used to treat overdoses received from Endo Pharmaceuticals as part of the company’s settlement with the county in a federal opioid lawsuit.
August 24, 2020

Ohio's Forgotten Epidemic

Could Trump's effort to tackle the opioid crisis be overshadowed by his handling of COVID?
August 19, 2020

Mercy College of Ohio awarded over $740K to enhance treatment for substance abuse

TOLEDO, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is providing a boost to Mercy College of Ohio to help promote recovery.
August 18, 2020

Brunswick School District enters Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case

BRUNSWICK, Ohio -- The Brunswick Board of Education on Monday (Aug. 17) authorized the school district’s participation in a bankruptcy filing by Purdue Pharma, makers of the opioid drug OxyContin.