Colerain Township officials credit Quick Response Team for new low in opioid OD responses


COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Colerain Township officials reported a seven-year low in opioid overdose responses, and they credit part of their success to the creation of their Quick Response Team.

Emergency personnel responded to 139 overdoses in 2019, a 42% drop since their high point in 2017 of 238 overdose calls, and this reduction is thanks to the QRT, according to officials.