September 19, 2017

Recovering addict says Walgreens pharmacist denied to fill Rx that helps her stay sober

A young woman in recovery came to FOX 45 for help after she said a pharmacist denied to fill her prescription for the medicine that helps her maintain her sobriety. April Erion told FOX 45 it’s a generic form of the medicine Suboxone, and that the incident happened at the Walgreens store on Far Hills Avenue in Kettering.
August 17, 2017

Kettering communities fighting back against drug epidemic

Ten years, three months and two weeks ago, Brandon Roark decided to get clean. He's even got a tattoo inked on his arm, as a daily reminder. "I started smoking pot when I was 13," he said. "I did every other drug under the sun. Name one, did them all." Eventually, he overdosed, then fell into a weeks-long coma that left him in a wheelchair.
November 11, 2015

Former Addicts Discuss Heroin's Psychological & Emotional Toll In Ohio

For more than five years, heroin has been brewing into an epidemic in Ohio and leaving a deadly toll in its wake. Three people are dying a day – every day – on average in Ohio, state statistics show. That number is just those who died from heroin. When other drugs such as pills (a common precursor to heroin) are factored in, the number of deaths jumps to seven a day.