Guest column/Awareness: A good step in the right direction


“Unintentional drug overdose is one of the leading causes of injury death in Ohio, surpassing motor vehicle crashes,” advises Recovery Ohio, a state governmental website. “As of June 1, there were 4,579 unintentional drug overdose deaths reported for the months of January through November 2020. This is a 33 percent increase over 2018 and a 24 percent increase over 2019.”