September 14, 2020

Lorain County’s mental health board salutes first responders Sept. 20-26

LORAIN, Ohio -- First responders in Lorain County are receiving a big thank you for their efforts in “Bringing Help, Bringing Hope.”
August 31, 2020

Moment of silence today for those who died by overdose

Dayton and Montgomery County residents are encouraged by the Community Overdose Action Team to pause for a moment of silence at noon today , to remember those who have lost their lives to drug overdose and addiction.
August 25, 2020

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Opioid Addiction Treatment Program in Marion

Marion Treatment Services opens where the need is strong and when drug overdose-related visits to the ER are increasing in the state
August 19, 2020

Mercy College of Ohio awarded over $740K to enhance treatment for substance abuse

TOLEDO, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is providing a boost to Mercy College of Ohio to help promote recovery.
August 18, 2020

Student-Run Nonprofit Creates App to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

A group of nine Ohio State students is working to create an app to save lives from the opioid epidemic by identifying and notifying users of drug batches that have been contaminated with highly lethal chemicals in the Columbus area.
July 29, 2020

Commissioners Hear Update from Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers

Melanie Blasko, president of Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers, informed Geauga County Commissioners about center’s statistics over the past year — which illustrate an overall increase in patient success — at the July 21 meeting.
April 18, 2020

Turning a corner

Any good news in Ohio’s fight to halt the crushing opioid-addiction epidemic is worth celebrating.
April 25, 2020

Coronavirus isolation could mean death for America’s opioid addicts

WASHINGTON COUNTY, PA. — It is two days before Brian McCarthy is supposed to celebrate a very important occasion in his life: 11 years of sobriety. This kind of moment is typically shared joyfully with friends and fellow members of the recovery community.