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.
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.
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.
December 9, 2022

A vending machine in Ohio can save lives

A vending machine in Ohio has the potential to save lives as it has been filled with an overdose-reversing drug.
December 8, 2022

More than 180,000 people overdosed on opioids and survived in the past year, new White House dashboard shows

CNN — There were about 181,806 nonfatal opioid overdoses recorded in the United States in the past year, and it’s taken about 9.8 minutes on average for emergency medical services to reach someone who’s overdosing, according to a data dashboard that the White House debuted Thursday.
November 7, 2022

Overdoses on the rise, fatalities decline

NORWALK — The Huron County Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the year-to-date overdose numbers isn't all bad news for the community.
November 11, 2022

Project DAWN and overdose surge alerts

DEADLY BATCH ALERTS: A text alerts network has been established in Ohio for early warnings about overdose surges and deadly batches of drugs in Northwest Ohio.
October 27, 2022

CDC: Antihistamines found in street drugs, hampers effectiveness of naloxone

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — For those with or who have loved ones with substance abuse problems, encountering a drug cut with an unknown substance is a constant fear.