September 2, 2022

Opioid addiction, overdoses preventable through collective action, panelists say

Health, public safety officials stress importance of outreach
August 31, 2022

Ohio Overdose Awareness Day brings new website, resources to residents

What You Need To Know: State flags across Ohio, displayed at all state buildings and public institutions, are flying at half staff in honor of Ohio Overdose Awareness Day. Aug. 31 is recognized internationally as Overdose Awareness Day, and in Ohio this year RecoveryOhio is launching a new website to provide Ohioans with a simplified process to get naloxone. Ohio residents can visit to get the medicine. Franklin County has multiple events today to raise awareness and offer fentanyl test strips, naloxone and Narcan to residents.
August 23, 2022

Ohio Asks Financial Advisors to Play Bigger Role in Combatting Opioid Crisis

Ohio has launched a campaign to help financial advisors and consumers deal with the ill-effects of opioid abuse.
August 10, 2022

Advocacy group sues Ohio panel overseeing state opioid money

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug policy reform group has sued the state panel that will decide how Ohio distributes more than half of the money it will receive from a nationwide settlement regarding the opioid addiction crisis.
August 3, 2022

Overdose reversal drugs gain support at music festivals, but not fentanyl test strips

A 26-year-old was found dead at his campsite during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in 2019.
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.
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
July 7, 2022

Are Oncology Nurses Underutilized in Positively Affecting the Opioid Epidemic?

Gretchen McNally PhD, ANP-BC, AOCNP, discusses the potential impact advanced practice providers and nurses could have in the opioid pandemic if the correct educational opportunities were available.