November 11, 2021

The Faces of a Crisis: Lives lost to overdose as opioid epidemic surges through Ohio, fueled by fentanyl

Three in 4 overdose deaths are caused by the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.
October 29, 2021

The journalist who foretold the opioid epidemic sounds the alarm on the next wave

When journalist Sam Quinones went looking for a buyer for the book that became “Dreamland” a decade ago, there was little interest.
October 4, 2021

Cleveland police respond to 9 overdoses, 7 of them fatal, in 48 hour span

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police responded to numerous overdoses over the course of 48 hours this weekend, according to a weekend report released by the Cleveland Police Department.
October 7, 2021

Naloxone access doesn’t make heroin seem less risky

Study allays fears that the medication may encourage drug use
October 4, 2021

What's causing the increase in opioid overdoses in Northeast Ohio?

Two men overdosed in separate instances on Cleveland's west side, on a recent Sunday in October of 2021.
July 22, 2021

Biden Vows to Continue Encounter with China Over Opioids

CINCINNATI, OHIO - U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will continue “this encounter with China” to attempt to stem the flow of deadly drugs being smuggled into the United States via Mexico.
June 8, 2021

Morrisey talks opioids, drug trafficking during Parkersburg visit

PARKERSBURG — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey visited the Judge Black Annex on Monday to contribute to a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement officials pertaining to the opioid epidemic.
April 28, 2021

Doctors make it easy to dispose of old unwanted meds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Considering the pandemic, the opioid epidemic rages on and a group of doctors are getting together to make sure it's still on the forefront.