May 16, 2022

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program at University Hospitals Recognized with Patient Engagement Best Practice Award

Ohio Hospital Association acknowledges protocols for improving outcomes and lowering costs
May 16, 2022

New nonprofit will decide how to spend hundreds of millions of Ohio’s opioid settlement money

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The decision of how Ohio will spend hundreds of millions of dollars – and maybe more – in opioid settlement money will be up to a new non-profit, whose board met for the first time on Monday.
May 11, 2022

America's response to addiction relies on fixing this website

(KHN)At a psychiatric hospital in Michigan, Dr. Cara Poland's patients were handed a sheet of paper to find follow-up care.
May 5, 2022

The Must-Have Gear for Going Out This Summer? Narcan!

With overdose deaths on the rise, it’s more important than ever to carry potentially life-saving medications. You never know who might need it.
April 20, 2022

In Toledo, Portman Participates in Roundtable Discussion with Lucas County Health Department Opiate Coalition, Discusses His Work to Combat our Country’s Drug Epidemic

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) participated in a roundtable discussion with the Lucas County Health Department Opiate Coalition – a multi-sector coalition that meets to discuss strategies, interventions, prevention and policies to help combat the effects of the opioid epidemic – where the group discussed Lucas County’s efforts to combat the epidemic in their community and how Congress can better help in those efforts.
April 18, 2022

Drug Take Back Day: Where to drop off unused or expired medications

CLEVELAND — For Drug Take Back Day on April 30, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals are partnering to offer 17 collection locations throughout Northeast Ohio for the public to drop off their expired or unused medications.
April 7, 2022

Project Dawn

Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) is a network of opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution programs (OENDP) coordinated by the Ohio Department of Health.
December 17, 2021

Families close to opioid epidemic get Christmas gifts from Ohio nonprofit

The opioid epidemic claims the lives of thousands of Ohioans every year with many leaving families and children behind.