Suffering

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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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December 9, 2019

Regional trends in overdose deaths reveal multiple opioid epidemics, according to new study

AMES, Iowa - The United States is suffering from several different simultaneous opioid epidemics, rather than just a single crisis, according to an academic study of deaths caused by drug overdoses.
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November 29, 2019
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