NEWS 9 Special Assignment: The Forgotten Epidemic-The Opioid Crisis, Giving a Second Chance


JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — A group is working to get a life-saving tool into the community shattered its goal.

NEWS9’s Jessica Haberley explains how hundreds of people are now ready to take action in the event of an overdose -- and many already have.

Naloxone is the drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

Family Recovery Center in Steubenville set out to distribute 262 Naloxone kits in 2020.