July 29, 2022
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.
May 6, 2022
Key points. A second Ohio State University student died from an apparent drug overdose. The students have not been identified. OSU President Kristina Johnson is warning students about the dangers of contaminated drugs.
May 5, 2022
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.
February 2, 2022
'15 years ago, I was waiting to die': After 10 years in recovery, this Cincinnati woman is helping turn the tide in the opioid epidemic
What You Need To Know: Amy Parker is celebrating 10 years sober in March 2022. Her addiction started as a teenager after a series of knee surgeries. During her recovery,. Parker found a future as a peer recovery counselor. Now she’s working with New Foundations to help the organization rebuild after the pandemic
December 12, 2021
Ohio has seen a surge in overdose deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The state received a substantial amount of money after a major legal settlement with opioid manufacturers. Harm Reduction Ohio is one of the organizations following the money
November 17, 2021
The United States is heading for another new record in overdose deaths, with an American dying every five minutes.