January 20, 2021

Opioids continue their deadly grip

As concerns continue to grow about the COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing toll it takes every day, it’s easy to forget about other health issues that continue to have a devastating effect on our region.
January 17, 2021

Ohio opioid overdose deaths at 10-year high start of pandemic

Ohio opioid overdose deaths surged during the second quarter of 2020, making it the deadliest three-month period since the opioid epidemic began, according to a new state study.
January 12, 2021

Addiction Recovery Providers Call On Biden To Address Opioid Crisis

Two health crises will confront President-elect Joe Biden when the Democrat takes office on Jan. 20: the coronavirus pandemic and the opioid epidemic.
January 12, 2021

Attorney General Yost, bipartisan AGs push FDA to examine progress in opioid fight

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost joined a broad coalition of 48 attorneys general in pushing federal regulators to examine recent progress in their fight against opioid abuse.
January 12, 2021

Ohio AG warns opioid epidemic is getting worse during the pandemic

Overdose deaths worse in last months of 2020
January 12, 2021

Pandemic helped opioid epidemic surge in Ohio

The three months following our state's shutdown—April, May and June— set a record for the largest spike in opioid overdose deaths in Ohio in a decade.
January 2, 2021

MHDAS receives $1.11 million opioid response grant

URBANA, Ohio (Urbana Daily Citizen) — The MHDAS Board of Logan & Champaign Counties received word from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services that the agency was awarded $1,110,061.31 in Federal State Opioid Response (SOR) 2.0 funding.
December 28, 2020

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Sandusky Treatment Services to provide opioid addiction treatment for community

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Dec. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Treatment Centers, a leader in providing accessible, affordable treatment for individuals struggling with substance use disorders, opened Sandusky Treatment Services today in northern Ohio. Located at 1036 Cleveland Road in Sandusky, the community-based program serves as Pinnacle's 15th outpatient opioid addiction treatment center in the state, and won't be the last.