ACLU probes opioid treatment in Ohio jails


WARREN — If you or someone you know was or is in an Ohio jail or prison with an opioid use disorder and is or was impacted by the the unavailability of medication assisted treatment, the ACLU of Ohio wants to hear about it.

“Although Ohio is among the states hardest hit by the nationwide opioid epidemic — with the incarcerated population particularly at risk — numerous county jail authorities are failing to provide even the most basic medical care needed to blunt this ongoing crisis.