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.
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.
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.
May 26, 2021

UC opioid study identifies at-risk populations in America

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

‘Opioid treatment deserts’ abound, study finds

Distance to recovery services could keep many from getting care
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.