February 24, 2020
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s human services agency says it’s investing nearly $1 million in an emergency fund to help county children services departments battered by the opioid epidemic.
February 18, 2020
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – Ohio, like many other states, is seeing an increasing number of children in the foster care system.
February 20, 2020
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is creating a $1 million Emergency Response Fund to help agencies and caseworkers burdened by the ongoing opioid epidemic.
February 7, 2020
Michele Rout is an assistant law director in the city of Chillicothe, one of the places in Ohio hardest hit by the opioid epidemic. But her experience with the human toll of the crisis goes beyond the courtroom.
February 6, 2020
What can you do if you're a teacher, a neighbor, a churchgoer, a coach ... and you suspect a child is being impacted by a parent's addiction? Maybe you're thinking, "I'd love to help but it's not my business." Or "I want to reach out but I don't know much about addiction."
January 27, 2020
The 2-year-old boy was administered three doses of Narcan to reverse the opioid overdose and is recovering. No charges have been brought.
January 9, 2020
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — The amount of children in foster care is at an all-time high and it’s because of the opioid epidemic. But one program in Fairfield County is trying to change it and keep families together.