February 21, 2020

Dayton doctor pleads guilty in federal opioid case

A Dayton doctor that federal authorities once called the highest prescriber of controlled substances in the state pleaded guilty Friday for illegally distributing opioids.
October 30, 2019

Large fentanyl seizure called 'weapon of mass destruction' by Ohio attorney general

Over 40 pounds of fentanyl were seized in an Ohio drug bust that officials are saying amounts to "chemical warfare."
April 17, 2019

Dayton ‘pill mill’ included in 5-state drug bust that targeted medical pros

Five defendants involved with a Dayton medical clinic and pharmacy have been indicted as part of the largest prescription opioid takedown in U.S. history, according to federal officials. 
November 25, 2018

This City’s Overdose Deaths Have Plunged. Can Others Learn From It?

Dr. Randy Marriott clicked open the daily report he gets on drug overdoses in the county. Only one in the last 24 hours — stunningly low compared to the long lists he used to scroll through last year in a grim morning routine.
January 4, 2019

Officials see new hope in the new year when it comes to fighting the opioid epidemic

Preliminary overdose numbers for Montgomery County are in, and the monthly trends read like a roller coaster. Health officials believe the ride is slowing down, and they want that to continue in 2018.
October 2, 2018

Google wants to help tackle the opioid epidemic in Ohio

Google is coming to Ohio with what could be a revolutionary way to treat mental health and drug addiction issues. Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. is bringing one of its subsidiaries — Verily — to the Dayton region, sources close to the deal confirm. Verily, formerly known as Google Life Sciences, is part of a multi-organization partnership for a future mental behavioral health and drug addiction treatment offering.