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September 16, 2022

Chief Justice Delivers Her Last State of the Judiciary

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor delivered her final State of the Judiciary address Thursday to more than 400 judges gathered at the Ohio Judicial Conference Annual Meeting in Columbus and streamed live to all Ohioans.
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September 14, 2022

Lab confirms powder form of colorful rainbow fentanyl now in southwest Ohio

CINCINNATI (ENQUIRER) - Colorful powdered fentanyl has reached the Hamilton County Crime Laboratory, and while “rainbow” colored fentanyl pills haven’t been seen here yet, it’s possible pills will be made by those who get the powdered form, our media partners at the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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September 2, 2022

Opioid addiction, overdoses preventable through collective action, panelists say

Health, public safety officials stress importance of outreach
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July 29, 2022

How Harm Reduction Ohio hopes nightlife workers can help save lives

What You Need To Know: Harm Reduction Ohio and CCS have teamed up to offer overdose intervention training. The groups are hoping to involve those who work in nightlife. Free Narcan and fentanyl testing strips are available after training. The groups hope the training helps save lives through quick, safe intervention.
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July 19, 2022

New student education program supports drug and alcohol abuse prevention

Modules build on Ohio State’s commitment to health, wellness and safety
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June 23, 2022

Montgomery County creates text alert system to combat opioid epidemic

What You Need To Know: The Montgomery Overdose Action Team launched its OD Surge Alert on June 23. It's a text that sends live alerts about overdose surges across Montgomery County. It also provides information and tips about how to keep safe during the surge. The alert was created in response to an increase in overdose deaths in Montgomery County.
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June 5, 2022

With EMS runs up 6%, Ohio paramedicine program cuts repeat 911 calls, medical contacts

Dayton Fire Department officials say the city's partnership with Premier Health is achieving its goal, but it is only funded through year's end
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May 11, 2022

Here's to Hoping: Adena Health Substance Abuse Program Tackles the Opioid Crisis in Rural Ohio

Key Takeaways: The health system's partnership with the community, the Hope Partnership Project, has helped them combat substance abuse disorders like opioid addiction in their community. Appalachian Ohio was the epicenter of the nation's opioid crisis. Taking steps to disprove negative stigmas associated with substance abuse disorders has made the community more receptive of the Hope Partnership Project's efforts.
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