Naloxone

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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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September 21, 2020

Free naloxone distribution planned

The medication that reverses an opioid overdose will be distributed for free at a community event this week.
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September 10, 2020

Toledo Fire & Rescue announces 'Leave It Behind' program to curb opioid overdose deaths

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Fire & Rescue Department is teaming up with the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department and the HEALing Communities Study to bring a harm reduction program to the local community.
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August 31, 2020

Clinton Foundation works to put naloxone in recovery homes as opioid epidemic is overshadowed by COVID pandemic

Overdose deaths are rising at double-digit rates this year as people recovering from addiction have been locked down and shut out of their usual support systems.
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August 31, 2020

Ending overdose

International Overdose Awareness Day is Monday
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