November 23, 2022

Archbold council passes two legislative items, reviews budget

ARCHBOLD — Archbold Village Council approved its only two legislative items during its Monday meeting, including a matter concerning drug abuse and treatment.
October 31, 2022

Cuyahoga County considers $5 million investment in innovative ways to prevent, treat opioid addiction

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish’s second request to use $10 million in opioid settlement money to help develop innovative ideas for addressing addiction again met resistance on Monday.
November 1, 2022

'We’re not here to get them into any trouble' — Strongsville police take proactive approach to drug overdoses

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — After noticing record-high drug overdoses of opioids, heroin and fentanyl across the country, the Strongsville Police Department has introduced a new initiative to help those battling addiction.
November 3, 2022

OD deaths in kids prompt Cincinnati Children's to open clinic for opioid-addicted

Key Points: People 16 to 21 with opioid-use disorder can get medication assisted treatment at this Cincinnati Children's clinic. Clinic staff is trained and licensed to prescribe Suboxone, an opioid use disorder medication approved by the FDA. The clinic's opening coincides with a rise in overdose deaths, including the deaths of teenagers and young adults.
September 21, 2022

Most people who need addiction treatment don’t get it. Yet many state laws limit access

Federal data shows most people who need treatment for opioid use disorder don’t get it.
September 16, 2022

Chief Justice Delivers Her Last State of the Judiciary

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor delivered her final State of the Judiciary address Thursday to more than 400 judges gathered at the Ohio Judicial Conference Annual Meeting in Columbus and streamed live to all Ohioans.
September 13, 2022

Study finds spike in the "Years of Life Lost" among adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

The first year of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a 113% increase in the "Years of Life Lost" among adolescents and young people in the United States due to unintentional drug overdose, according to researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine.
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.