Overdose

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July 19, 2021
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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.
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July 15, 2021

New data: fatal overdoses leapt 22% in Ohio last year

At least 5,215 Ohioans fatally overdosed on drugs last year according to new government data, a nearly 22% increase over 2019 numbers.
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July 15, 2021

Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Increased from 2014 - 2018 Among Medicaid Enrollees

Enrollees with OUD receiving medication treatment increased from 47.8% in 2014 to 57.1% in 2018
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July 15, 2021

New data: Deadly overdoses climbed 22% in Ohio last year

The 2020 data reverses what was a promising trend of decreasing overdose rates in Ohio that began in late 2017.
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July 14, 2021

CDC releases overdose data for 2020, nearly 30% increase in deaths

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF)- U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) issued a statement after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released overdose data for 2020.
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July 7, 2021

Community Impact Coalition resumes battle against opioids

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — For the first time since early 2020, the Community Impact Coalition in Ohio County met in person to assess where the community and the opioid epidemic stand in a post-pandemic world.
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July 1, 2021

NBC4 to air ‘What Every Family Should Know: Opioids in Ohio’

(WCMH) – NBC4 is proud to partner with Columbus RREACT (Rapid Response Emergency Addiction Crisis Team), DEA 360 and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation to air the one-hour special “WHAT EVERY FAMILY SHOULD KNOW: Opioids in Ohio.”
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