October 27, 2022

CDC: Antihistamines found in street drugs, hampers effectiveness of naloxone

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — For those with or who have loved ones with substance abuse problems, encountering a drug cut with an unknown substance is a constant fear.
October 25, 2022

Understanding addiction, treatment & recovery: 3News' Monica Robins to moderate panel discussion

The free event will be held on Wednesday, October 26th at Parma-Snow Library in Parma starting at 6:30 p.m.
October 26, 2022

Erie County reports sudden spike in overdoses

SANDUSKY, Ohio (WJW) — It’s the second overdose alert Erie County has issued in the last 10 days.
October 27, 2022

Ohio counties seeing overdose increases

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Lorain County health officials have put out an overdose alert after 11 emergency room visits over a 24-hour period, with one fatality.
September 9, 2022

Career Offender in Elyria Sentenced to More Than 21.5 Years in Prison

CLEVELAND - Terry L. Jackson Sr., 50, of Elyria, Ohio, was sentenced on Thursday, September 8, 2022, by U.S. District Judge Donald C. Nugent to more than 21.5 years in prison after Jackson was convicted in a trial by jury of distributing cocaine base (crack) and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, cocaine base (crack) and methamphetamine.
August 31, 2022

Franklin County's slight drop in drug overdose deaths in 2021 belies ongoing problem

While Franklin County had a slight decline in overdose deaths in 2021 compared to the previous year, it is still the second highest total recorded as the number of fatal drug overdoses continues to soar throughout Ohio and the U.S.
August 30, 2022

Fourteen in Elyria and Cleveland Indicted for Roles in Drug Trafficking Organization

CLEVELAND - Fourteen members of a drug trafficking organization operating in Northeast Ohio were charged today after a grand jury returned a 38-count indictment, alleging that the defendants participated in a conspiracy that distributed over 5 kilograms of cocaine, over 280 grams of crack cocaine base and fentanyl throughout the area.
August 7, 2022

Once feared, illicit fentanyl is now a drug of choice for many opioid users

People with opioid-use disorder are increasingly seeking out illicit fentanyl, often smoking it.