September 14, 2020

How Politics Left Opioid Treatment Clinics Without PPE for Months

It was Monday, March 23, 2020, and Joelyn Alfred was about to submit her request for personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Georgia’s Division of Public Health. As director of a small methadone clinic, she had been bracing for the coronavirus pandemic to hit her facility north of Atlanta for weeks.
September 1, 2020

Stephens, Ohio House Discusses Bills during Session

COLUMBUS — State Representative Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) on Tuesday voted on several bills during House session.
September 1, 2020

Ohio to receive $96 million to battle opioid epidemic

Rep. Ryan says the funding provides resources for those suffering to get help.
September 8, 2020

Ohio lawmakers pass bill aimed at combating opioid deaths

The Ohio House passed House Bill 341, legislation aimed at combating opioid deaths throughout the state.
August 26, 2020

Trump failed on the opioid crisis — and Democrats are letting him get away with it

Trump’s RNC has already given more attention to the overdose crisis than Biden’s DNC.
August 31, 2020

Clinton Foundation works to put naloxone in recovery homes as opioid epidemic is overshadowed by COVID pandemic

Overdose deaths are rising at double-digit rates this year as people recovering from addiction have been locked down and shut out of their usual support systems.
August 27, 2020

Southern Ohio Counties Receive Grants to Fight Opioid Crisis

PIKETON, Ohio — Local lawmakers and business owners of Ohio Valley Veneer in Piketon welcomed U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia to town Wednesday to announce $20 million in federal funding to help our state battle the ongoing opioid crisis.
August 28, 2020

US Rep Ryan announces $96 million in funding Opioid Response funding for Ohio

US Rep. Tim Ryan, OH-13 announced Ohio would be receiving $96,228,429 in State Opioid Response funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services