Overdose

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May 12, 2020

Lorain Police Department issues warning regarding spike in fentanyl overdoses

The PSA included a list of symptoms to look out for in an opioid overdose.
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May 10, 2020

Guest column/We can’t take our eyes off addiction crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Schools are closed, church pews are empty, and businesses have shuttered. Yet even in this unprecedented time, we cannot forget about the many concerns we had before the pandemic.
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May 11, 2020

CAC offers virtual Narcan training this month

The Community Action Commission (CAC) of Fayette County has the opportunity to provide free Narcan training and distribution every Friday of this month at 10:30 a.m.
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May 11, 2020

Portman Column: Address addiction in pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Yet even in this unprecedented time, we cannot forget about the many concerns we had before the pandemic.
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May 12, 2020

Best Life: Grandparents thrown into opioid crisis

Cleveland, Ohio. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – The opioid epidemic continues to hit our country hard. Last year, more than 46,000 people died from overdoses, leaving thousands of children without parents.
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May 2, 2020

Sentencing of Akron couple reopens wounds for parents who lost son to overdose

The sentencing of an Akron husband and wife for an opioid enterprise in Northeast Ohio reopened old woulds for a Coventry Township couple.
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April 18, 2020

Turning a corner

Any good news in Ohio’s fight to halt the crushing opioid-addiction epidemic is worth celebrating.
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April 15, 2020

Officials worry of potential spike in overdose deaths amid COVID-19 pandemic

Health officials worry extended isolation could exacerbate the problem.
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