December 17, 2021
When opioid addiction began to ravage Suzanne and Jesus Valle's Ohio community more than two decades ago, the husband and wife saw another crisis unfolding.
October 26, 2021
(WKBN) – A candidate running in next year’s U.S. Senate race stopped in the Valley, speaking to WKBN. J.D. Vance is one of 13 Republicans looking to take over for Rob Portman.
July 1, 2021
(WCMH) – NBC4 is proud to partner with Columbus RREACT (Rapid Response Emergency Addiction Crisis Team), DEA 360 and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation to air the one-hour special “WHAT EVERY FAMILY SHOULD KNOW: Opioids in Ohio.”
June 7, 2021
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF) -- Between June 1, 2020 and May 14, 2021 almost one thousand suspected cases of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) were reported to the Ohio Department of Health, and from the start of his administration, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has been working to help families who suffer from this affliction through the Governor’s Children’s Initiative.
April 12, 2021
What You Need To Know: - Maya Earnest had a fun childhood, enjoyed Marvel movies with her family - She started running away as a teenager - She began taking opioids at 20 years old - Maya passed away at 22 years old due to heart failure after overdosing on opioids
April 6, 2021
CLEVELAND — Cathy Lawley of Willoughby Hills said her life changed forever after losing her son, 31-year-old Michael Biellow to drugs on March 23, 2020.
March 15, 2021
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Opioid deaths in Ohio are at a ten-year high, and experts in Montgomery County say the rise in stress, isolation and economic disruption may be attributed to the coronavirus pandemic.
February 26, 2021
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Friday detailed the foster care initiatives in his proposed executive budget for fiscal years 2022 and 2023.