January 11, 2021
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.
September 19, 2020
Ashley Rosser knows how it is. She's been in recovery from drug addition for three years and has lost six childhood friends to overdoses. She's seen the bad side, but she's been on the good side, too, and that's why she wants to help.
August 19, 2020
Billions from the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy could fund wider use of opioid overdose treatments, programs for babies born addicted, and support programs for mothers and people in jail, according to a draft proposal obtained by Bloomberg Law.
August 4, 2020
Doctors who prescribe opioid painkillers should tell their patients about a potentially life-saving medication that can reverse drug overdoses
July 13, 2020
Emergency response data from across the Ohio Valley show sharp increases in suspected drug overdoses since March, when health measures including school and business closures and stay-at-home orders increased social isolation.
June 8, 2020
The notices have been posted like clockwork, just about every week, on the Franklin County coroner's Facebook page and mentioned during the county commissioners' daily administrative briefings.