October 25, 2022

Understanding addiction, treatment & recovery: 3News' Monica Robins to moderate panel discussion

The free event will be held on Wednesday, October 26th at Parma-Snow Library in Parma starting at 6:30 p.m.
August 10, 2022

Drug policy reform group sues board responsible for spending half of Ohio's opioid settlement money

A drug policy reform group said the foundation set up by the state to spend more than $400 million in opioid settlement money on substance use treatment programs isn’t being transparent about how it will do that.
September 23, 2022

Advocates Seek More Say in How Opioid Settlements Are Spent

As billions of dollars in opioid lawsuit settlements are starting to flow to governments, families and advocates impacted by the opioid crisis are pushing for a meaningful say in how the money will be used.
August 31, 2022

Governor DeWine Releases RecoveryOhio's Annual Review

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine in observance of the state's second annual Overdose Awareness Day today released the 2021 RecoveryOhio Annual Review, which gives a detailed overview of the work that RecoveryOhio has done to improve prevention, treatment, and recovery support efforts that address the state’s public health crisis – mental health and substance use.
August 31, 2022

Ohio Overdose Awareness Day brings new website, resources to residents

What You Need To Know: State flags across Ohio, displayed at all state buildings and public institutions, are flying at half staff in honor of Ohio Overdose Awareness Day. Aug. 31 is recognized internationally as Overdose Awareness Day, and in Ohio this year RecoveryOhio is launching a new website to provide Ohioans with a simplified process to get naloxone. Ohio residents can visit to get the medicine. Franklin County has multiple events today to raise awareness and offer fentanyl test strips, naloxone and Narcan to residents.
August 29, 2022

Governor Announces Second Annual Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31, Launches New Naloxone Website

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio will observe the state’s second annual Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday, Aug. 31 and begin recognition of September’s Recovery Month.
July 15, 2022

In Dayton, Portman Leads Roundtable Discussion on Addressing Ongoing Drug Crisis in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) held a roundtable discussion with community leaders to discuss ways Congress and others can continue to address the ongoing drug crisis in Ohio and all around the United States
July 5, 2022

Bill looks to provide better access to medication combatting opioid addiction

What You Need To Know: Rep. Mike Turner announced details of the Mainstream Addiction and Treatment Act. It's a bill that would allow practitioners to prescribe Buprenorphine without a waiver from the Drug Enforcement Administration. Buprenorphine is a prescription drug that helps treat pain and addiction to opioids. The bill has been passed by the House of Representatives and waiting to be voted on by the Senate