March 25, 2021

For Incarcerated Patients Battling Addiction, A New Program Offers Treatment

For as long as Dr. Carlos Menendez has been there, Family Health Services of Darke County, Ohio, has managed the withdrawal symptoms of patients entering the local jail.
April 14, 2021

Fentanyl Ban Complicates Biden’s Plan to Shift Drug Policy (1)

Civil rights groups want fentanyl-like substance ban to end A record 85,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2020
April 1, 2021

Biden Administration Releases Drug Control Policy Priorities After Deadliest Year For Overdoses

The Biden administration released its first set of drug policy priorities Thursday after overdose deaths hit record numbers during the pandemic.
March 15, 2021

Rep. Turner holds roundtable on opioid epidemic

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) -- Rep. Mike Turner (R-Dayton) led a roundtable discussion Monday morning on the effects the opioid crisis has had on the Dayton community.
March 19, 2021

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Three Additional Opioid Addiction Treatment Centers In Ohio

Athens Treatment Services, Hamilton Treatment Services and Solon Treatment Services part of Pinnacle's expansion in the fight against the opioid crisis
March 15, 2021

3 News Investigates: How Cuyahoga County is spending its $117 million opioid settlement

It has just $20 million left uncommitted as drug overdoses spiked during covid-19 pandemic
March 1, 2021

Rural Physicians Report Higher Rates of Bias Against OUD Patients

A study conducted by two professors at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, found that physician bias and stigma toward people who misuse opioids was greater among rural practitioners vs. those in urban settings.
February 26, 2021

Opioid addiction treatment center opens in Brilliant

BRILLIANT, OHIO (WTRF)- The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the only crisis we’re facing. Medical officials are talking about the opioid epidemic, and it’s raging on in parts of the world, Ohio especially.