October 7, 2021

Naloxone access doesn’t make heroin seem less risky

Study allays fears that the medication may encourage drug use
October 4, 2021

What's causing the increase in opioid overdoses in Northeast Ohio?

Two men overdosed in separate instances on Cleveland's west side, on a recent Sunday in October of 2021.
August 31, 2021

Governor DeWine Observes the First Ohio Overdose Awareness Day

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 30 in June designating today, Aug. 31, as Ohio Overdose Awareness Day to raise public awareness and to remember the lives lost to the epidemic.
September 1, 2021

Ohio governor encourages residents to carry Narcan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is encouraging residents to carry naloxone.
August 23, 2021

Guest column/Awareness: A good step in the right direction

“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 24, 2021

What Those in Power Are Missing About the Opioid Epidemic

“This is what happens when public health fails.”
July 21, 2021

A New DAWN Shines on Pike County for Life-Saving Measures

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.
June 25, 2021

Overdose deaths up in Lorain County compared to 2020

LORAIN, Ohio — Lorain County Public Health announced Friday that opioid overdose deaths from January to April 2021 are up 20% compared to the same timeframe in 2020.