March 15, 2023

Dashboard to track, report overdose deaths available in Ohio

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine recently announced a new data dashboard for the state of Ohio to better track and report overdose deaths, a resource Ohio residents in any of the 88 counties can utilize.
March 7, 2023

Overdose reversal medication set to become more accessible across Ohio public colleges and universities

The Ohio State community can soon have better access to overdose reversal medication from a program by Gov. Mike DeWine that experts say will help save lives and spread awareness on overdose prevention.
March 10, 2023

Majority of overdose deaths in Butler County prompts sheriff to visit U.S. southern border

Fentanyl is responsible for the vast majority of overdose deaths in Butler County, according The Ohio Department of Health.
March 7, 2023

'It's a disease': Ohio launches first statewide overdose data dashboard

A total of 5,017 people in Ohio died from unintentional drug overdoses in 2020
February 27, 2023

Pandemic produced surge in overdose deaths in the Valley

Drug overdoses in the Mahoning Valley remain high compared with pre-pandemic levels.
March 2, 2023

Why all parents should get Narcan and more on the dangers of fentanyl

Federal, state and local governments are scrambling to address the threat posed by fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid that has set off the deadliest drug epidemic in American history.
February 17, 2023

Suspected overdose victim revived in Bellefontaine

A suspected overdose victim was revived at his Kent Drive residence Wednesday evening around 7:30.
February 21, 2023

'A crisis ignored': Overdose deaths surge among Black population as opioids extend reach

Standing before about 50 people in Living God Church in Avondale on a recent Saturday, Rashida Pearson explained how to use specially treated, thin paper strips to detect fentanyl in cocaine, meth and other drugs.