July 7, 2021

Community Impact Coalition resumes battle against opioids

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — For the first time since early 2020, the Community Impact Coalition in Ohio County met in person to assess where the community and the opioid epidemic stand in a post-pandemic world.
July 1, 2021

NBC4 to air ‘What Every Family Should Know: Opioids in Ohio’

(WCMH) – NBC4 is proud to partner with Columbus RREACT (Rapid Response Emergency Addiction Crisis Team), DEA 360 and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation to air the one-hour special “WHAT EVERY FAMILY SHOULD KNOW: Opioids in Ohio.”
July 8, 2021

Wright State University receives $1.45 million grant to help fight Ohio opioid use

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Wright State University has received a $1.45 million grant to analyze data from the Ohio opioid and substance abuse treatment program.
June 11, 2021

Spero Health Responds to High Rate of Drug Overdose Deaths With New Clinic in Cambridge

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published overdose death data from June 2019 through 2020, and the report was grim
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
May 25, 2021

With new legislation supporting mental health housing, property tax case gets sent back to state

The Ohio Supreme Court vacated the decision of a state tax board that said tax exemptions shouldn’t apply to a permanent supportive housing facility for low-income individuals seeking mental health and addiction services.
June 10, 2021
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Ohio Civics Essential

Test your civics knowledge: virtual events are back

Ohio Civics Essential will host its second virtual panel titled “Opioids & Policy Reform” on June 10 at noon with three subject matter experts joining together to discuss the opioid crisis and how we may best help those struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
May 12, 2021

‘Opioid treatment deserts’ abound, study finds

Distance to recovery services could keep many from getting care