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June 2, 2021

UC: Greater Cincinnati is nation's No. 1 opioid overdose hot spot

Greater Cincinnati is No. 1 on the University of Cincinnati’s recent list of the country’s 25 hardest-hit opioid hot spots — places where overdoses and overdose deaths are more tightly clustered than anywhere else.
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June 2, 2021

Individuals in Low-Access Areas Less Likely to Stay in Treatment

Individuals are up to 50% less likely to stay in treatment for opioid use disorder when they live more than a mile from the nearest provider
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May 26, 2021

UC opioid study identifies at-risk populations in America

Fatal overdoses are linked to high rates of mental distress
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May 12, 2021

Ohio's plan to distribute an anti-OD drug triggers questions, claims of racial bias

Ohio is launching a targeted deployment of naloxone, sending 60,000 doses of the antidote for an opioid overdose to 23 counties.
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March 15, 2021

Drug recovery app offers free coaching to minorities in Ohio

If you are battling addiction, there’s a place where you can receive an inspirational message, check in with others who are struggling and get access to professional coaching.
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November 13, 2020

A legacy of distrust: The racial disparities that mean many can be reluctant to seek help

Every city in America could use more Donna Fambros, people who drive the streets of urban neighborhoods – as Fambro does in Cincinnati – looking for Black and Latino women and men suffering from addiction and asking whether they need help.
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November 12, 2020

Opioid overdose rates increasing among Latino community

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — As Franklin County and the rest of Ohio continue to experience an uptick in the number of drug overdose deaths, one thing is for certain – no community is immune to the illness of addiction.
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November 5, 2020

Opioid crisis reaches critical level in Black community

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - In this week’s The Next 400, Damon Maloney takes a deeper dive into the opioid crisis and how it’s affecting the Black community.
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