Suffering

cnn.jpg
May 14, 2020

The pandemic is triggering opioid relapses across Appalachia

This story was produced in partnership with 100 Days in Appalachia, an independent, non-profit digital news publication incubated at the Media Innovation Center at the West Virginia University Reed College of Media.
vinton_county.jpg
April 29, 2020

Ohio County Prosecutor: Pandemic Puts More Stress On Families Dealing With Addiction

Vinton County, Ohio, has been on the front lines of the opioid crisis in the U.S. for several years. The drugs may have changed over the years — from opioids to meth — but the devastating effects on families have not.
wkbn-logo.jpg
January 24, 2020

Local filmmaker tells stories of opioid addictions through new documentary

The film gives a first-hand look at how the opioid epidemic affects many families
wtol.png
January 27, 2020

Officials investigating after Toledo toddler overdoses on methadone

The 2-year-old boy was administered three doses of Narcan to reverse the opioid overdose and is recovering. No charges have been brought.
abc_6.jpg
January 23, 2020

President Trump responds to Ohio mom battling sons' addiction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — It started as a blog on Facebook expressing her struggles with her sons’ battle of addiction. Then that blog turned into a book and it landed right to the White House.
car_plantt.jpg
January 8, 2020

Opioid overdoses followed auto plant closures, study says

Opioid overdoses deaths spiked across the U.S. where automotive plants — including the former GM assembly plant in Moraine — closed, a new study found.
usa_today.png
December 15, 2019

Covering the opioid epidemic: Despair, bravery, helplessness, iron will and too much death

CINCINNATI – They were hiding. Even when they were in recovery from addiction, they were afraid to tell their stories.
salem_news.png
November 30, 2019

What happens to the children?

Our region has recognized the realities of the opioid epidemic, and that it spreads across the country, not just in our area. There has been a lot of discussion about overdose deaths and Naloxone. But how much discussion have you heard about the effects of the opioid epidemic on the children, adolescents, indeed, the family of the person who is caught up in the abuse of opioids?
Close