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January 13, 2023

Naloxone is reaching more people than ever

As drug overdose deaths hover near record levels in the United States, naloxone is reaching more people than ever, and possible policy shifts could make it more accessible this year.
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January 15, 2023

Stark County Health Department uses mapping technology to address opioid epidemic

The Stark County Health Department has taken a new approach to addressing the opioid epidemic by using mapping software to improve its community outreach.
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January 11, 2023

2023 Expansion to Train New Addiction Providers Looking to Offer Patients Opioid Detox Without Fear

Speranza Therapeutics Provides Drug-Free Treatment Option to Rapidly Manage Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms
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January 8, 2023

Bexley women laud decriminalization of fentanyl strips

Gov. Mike DeWine signed a number of criminal justice changes into law Jan. 3, including the decriminalization of fentanyl test strips in a move that advocates say will be a powerful tool in preventing overdoses.
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January 12, 2023

Opioid-sparing approach to post-operative care reducing opiate prescriptions in half

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - For many people, dangerous opioid addictions begin at the hospital when they’re prescribed them to manage pain after a surgery.
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January 11, 2023

Cincinnati.com: Ohio decriminalized fentanyl test strips. Here's why experts say that matters

UC expert says a vast majority of people who use the test strips changed their drug use behavior
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December 6, 2022

FDA push to make OTC versions of life-saving drug naloxone as fentanyl deaths rise

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The FDA wants to expand access to the life-saving drug naloxone to help battle the opioid crisis.
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December 8, 2022

Cincinnati harm reduction machine reverses 960 opioid overdoses

A self-service vending machine filled with harm reduction supplies helped reduce Hamilton County, Ohio's opioid overdose deaths in 2021, according to research published by the Journal of American Pharmacists Association.
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