November 25, 2019

Cincinnati and Ohio at epicenter of spiking fatal ODs from fentanyl-laced cocaine

A pain pill prescription for nerve damage revived Gwendolyn Barton’s long-dormant addiction last year, awakening fears she would slip back into smoking crack cocaine.
November 20, 2019

Ohio State reports record investment in research

New numbers show 2019 was a record-breaking year for research at The Ohio State University.
November 17, 2019

Death toll from tainted cocaine rising across the country

Cocaine is back, and it’s contaminated.
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 22, 2019

The Parents Passed a Drug Test. Should They Get Their Children Back?

Ohio counties want to reunite families that were separated because of drug use. But prioritizing that ideal has had deadly consequences.
November 12, 2019

Suspected heroin-related overdoses incidents in Cincinnati, Ohio: A spatiotemporal analysis

Opioid misuse and deaths are increasing in the United States. In 2017, Ohio had the second highest overdose rates in the US, with the city of Cincinnati experiencing a 50% rise in opioid overdoses since 2015.
October 23, 2019

Opioid addiction study to begin work in Ohio communities

Ohio State-led coalition seeks to reduce overdose deaths by 40% in 19 Ohio counties
October 24, 2019

The Real Cost Of The Opioid Epidemic: An Estimated $179 Billion In Just One Year

There's a reckoning underway in the courts about the damage wrought by the opioid crisis and who should pay for it.