March 2, 2023

New role to assist county homeless

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board announced it will fund a new position in the county that will focus on helping the homeless populations with possible opioid and stimulant use disorders.
March 1, 2023

Norwalk City Council talks about drugs

NORWALK — Norwalk City Council talked a lot about drugs in their work session Tuesday night.
March 1, 2023

AG Yost’s most recent drug dropoff day brings in 224 pounds of prescription drugs

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s fourth Drug Dropoff Day – held Saturday in Hamilton county – yielded 224 pounds of unused or expired prescription medications, ensuring that these drugs can do no harm to Ohioans or the environment.
February 27, 2023

Oxford to receive opioid settlement funds from five pharmaceutical companies

During Oxford City Council’s most recent meeting, council members passed a resolution to accept national opioid settlements from five pharmaceutical companies.
February 27, 2023

Ohio physician pleads guilty to healthcare, opioid fraud

An Ohio physician pleaded guilty to 52 counts of healthcare and opioid fraud in federal court.
February 27, 2023

Pandemic produced surge in overdose deaths in the Valley

Drug overdoses in the Mahoning Valley remain high compared with pre-pandemic levels.
February 21, 2023

Ohio To Offer Free Naloxone Access Cabinets to Public Colleges, Universities to Provide Life-Saving Medication to Students

Press Release from the Ohio Department of Higher Education: COLUMBUS, OH, February 21, 2023 – Governor Mike DeWine’s RecoveryOhio Initiative, the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), and the Ohio Department of Health today announce a collaboration to provide emergency naloxone access cabinets for installation on public college and university campuses around the state.
February 21, 2023

Lima discusses how to use funds to combat opioids

ALLEN COUNTY — Following a lawsuit by the State of Ohio, the Allen County Commissioners partnered with OneOhio to combat opioids one day at a time.