January 23, 2020
President Trump responds to Ohio mom battling sons' addiction
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — It started as a blog on Facebook expressing her struggles with her sons’ battle of addiction. Then that blog turned into a book and it landed right to the White House.
January 8, 2020
Opioid overdoses followed auto plant closures, study says
Opioid overdoses deaths spiked across the U.S. where automotive plants — including the former GM assembly plant in Moraine — closed, a new study found.
December 15, 2019
Covering the opioid epidemic: Despair, bravery, helplessness, iron will and too much death
CINCINNATI – They were hiding.Even when they were in recovery from addiction, they were afraid to tell their stories.
November 30, 2019
What happens to the children?
Our region has recognized the realities of the opioid epidemic, and that it spreads across the country, not just in our area. There has been a lot of discussion about overdose deaths and Naloxone. But how much discussion have you heard about the effects of the opioid epidemic on the children, adolescents, indeed, the family of the person who is caught up in the abuse of opioids?
December 9, 2019
Regional trends in overdose deaths reveal multiple opioid epidemics, according to new study
AMES, Iowa - The United States is suffering from several different simultaneous opioid epidemics, rather than just a single crisis, according to an academic study of deaths caused by drug overdoses.
November 29, 2019
Watch out for older loved ones: Elder abuse on the rise in Clermont County
Increasing population, opioid crisis to blame
September 12, 2019
Settlement Won’t Restore Ohio City Upended by Opioids
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The tentative settlement involving the opioid crisis and the maker of OxyContin could mean that thousands of local governments will one day be paid back for some of the costs of responding to the epidemic.
Community Conversations — Activity
A Place of Despair
How can we acknowledge and respond to the profound loss - understood expansively - experienced in the opioid epidemic? Participants will explore examples of despair and what our responsibility is to respond in the face of suffering.