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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.
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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.
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June 24, 2021

Report: Calif. driver charged with OVI after driving semi off I-80 in Weathersfield Twp.

WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN) – A truck driver from California is facing OVI charges after troopers say he was impaired when he drove his semi off the road on Interstate 80.
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June 24, 2021

MetroHealth teaming up with local non-profit to install 'NaloxBoxes' to reduce fatal overdoses

The two organizations hope to install up to 100 boxes across the county.
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May 26, 2021

UC opioid study identifies at-risk populations in America

Fatal overdoses are linked to high rates of mental distress
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May 12, 2021

Ohio's plan to distribute an anti-OD drug triggers questions, claims of racial bias

Ohio is launching a targeted deployment of naloxone, sending 60,000 doses of the antidote for an opioid overdose to 23 counties.
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May 12, 2021

‘Opioid treatment deserts’ abound, study finds

Distance to recovery services could keep many from getting care
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May 26, 2021

Ohio State Study Finds “Opioid Treatment Deserts” Across Franklin County and Columbus

Ohioans who live in areas with low access to treatment for opioid-related overdoses are less likely to maintain sobriety, an Ohio State research study suggests.
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