Naloxone

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March 4, 2021

ProMedica receives $1.8 million in grants to combat opioid abuse

Program established a protocol for prescribing pain killers.
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February 22, 2021

NEWS9 story leads to uptick in requests for Naloxone

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — Last week, we shared how anyone can request a free tool that has a proven track-record of saving lives.
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February 15, 2021

NEWS 9 Special Assignment: The Forgotten Epidemic-The Opioid Crisis, Giving a Second Chance

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — A group is working to get a life-saving tool into the community shattered its goal.
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February 1, 2021

Ohio county warns of spike in overdose cases

ERIE COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — The Erie County Health Department on Monday said the area has experienced a spike in overdose incidents.
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January 11, 2021

Opioid Crisis: Free Kits Can Reverse Effects of Overdose

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The public health spotlight is on COVID-19, but the opioid epidemic still is a major priority in Ohio with a continued tragically high number of drug-overdose deaths.
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January 2, 2021

Overdose deaths remain high in Ohio, U.S. in 2020

Amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, the overdose epidemic is continuing across the country.
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October 10, 2020

After two years of progress, opioid overdoses on rise in Allen County

LIMA — Opiate overdoses were on the decline in Allen County, as federal and state funding gave way to a rapid expansion of treatment and public access to the overdose-reversal agent naloxone.
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October 1, 2020

Amid pandemic, May was Ohio's deadliest overdose month in more than a decade

Drug overdoses killed more Ohioans in May than in any month in at least 14 years, a potential side effect of the coronavirus pandemic that leaders fear could flare up again before things get back to normal.
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