February 4, 2020

Ohio law dramatically increases access to overdose reversal meds

The number of prescriptions to a life saving overdose reversal medication grew in Ohio grew by 2,328% following a state law change in 2015.
February 5, 2020

Study: Naloxone dispensing increased more than 2,000% in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) - Research shows naloxone was dispensed more than 2,000% in Ohio since it was made available without a prescription in 2015.
January 31, 2020

Study: Naloxone dispensing in Ohio increased over 2,000% since 2015

Obtaining naloxone without a prescription has made a “huge impact” in Ohio, according to researchers at the University of Cincinnati.
February 2, 2020

Overdose reversal drug dispensing soared after Ohio law change

A new study by pharmacy researchers at the University of Cincinnati found a dramatic increase in the number of naloxone prescriptions dispensed in Ohio since a 2015 law change.
December 18, 2019

Local Churches Team Up to Provide Naloxone Kits

Religious leaders in Stark County are taking new steps in an effort to reduce opioid overdoses.
November 30, 2019

What happens to the children?

Our region has recognized the realities of the opioid epidemic, and that it spreads across the country, not just in our area. There has been a lot of discussion about overdose deaths and Naloxone. But how much discussion have you heard about the effects of the opioid epidemic on the children, adolescents, indeed, the family of the person who is caught up in the abuse of opioids?
November 19, 2019

Hamilton County to be part of $350 million federal study to stop opioid deaths

HAMILTON COUNTY — Hamilton County has been chosen to be one of more than a dozen Ohio counties participating in a $350 million federal study that aims to target the nationwide opioid epidemic.
November 18, 2019

If you're 18 to 29, you're more likely to carry Narcan, new Ohio and Ky. polls show

If you're a Ohio or Kentucky adult from ages 18 to 29, you just might be more likely to carry the lifesaving opioid-overdose antidote naloxone than older people here.