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
March 8, 2023
Ohio launches dashboard to direct opioid abuse treatments
(The Center Square) – Ohio wants to better track drug overdoses and substance-abuse issues to try to help communities better assess needs and develop plans to deal with opioid concerns.
February 7, 2023
Where's our money? And how much will we get?
NORWALK — How are local officials supposed to fight the opioid epidemic when they don't know how much money they'll be receiving from opioid settlement funds?
January 15, 2023
Stark County Health Department uses mapping technology to address opioid epidemic
The Stark County Health Department has taken a new approach to addressing the opioid epidemic by using mapping software to improve its community outreach.
January 15, 2023
Ohio’s State Opioid Stimulant Response awards grant to Montgomery County ADAMHS
DAYTON — Montgomery County ADAMHS is receiving a grant of over $800,000 from the Ohio Department of Mental and Addiction Services, according to a spokesperson.
January 11, 2023
2023 Expansion to Train New Addiction Providers Looking to Offer Patients Opioid Detox Without Fear
Speranza Therapeutics Provides Drug-Free Treatment Option to Rapidly Manage Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms
December 24, 2022
Medina County Job and Family Services' Ohio START program to begin certification process
MEDINA — With more than 30 cases completed, Medina County Job and Family Service’s Ohio START program is looking to begin the state’s certification process to help families that have experienced substance use disorder.