Youth

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June 7, 2022

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Naloxone Infusion Therapy for Opioid, Clonidine Ingestion in Children

Current data about naloxone use in pediatric populations is extrapolated from adult studies.
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May 7, 2022

Officials Warn of Fake Adderall Pills After Two College Students Die

Officials said the fake pills could contain fentanyl. Two Ohio State University students died this week in what the police said were apparent overdoses.
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May 11, 2022

U.S. marks first National Fentanyl Awareness Day after uptick in opioid-related deaths

What You Need To Know. Ohio is among the worst in the nation for opioid overdoses. In 2019, Ohio documented 4,251 overdose deaths with 76% of them involving fentanyl. That number jumped in 2020 to 5,204, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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March 21, 2022
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February 4, 2022

Adolescents and young adults lost more than 1.25M years of life to drug overdose deaths in a 4-year period, study finds

When someone young dies from a drug overdose, families not only mourn the loss of their loved one, but also the decades of life that go un-lived.
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February 7, 2022

Children services' group tells Congress about crisis among Ohio workers, kids in foster care

More than half the caseworkers in Ohio’s children services agencies are at serious risk of mental health problems because of what they're dealing with at work.
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January 25, 2022

OSU study: In neighborhoods with more opioid overdoses, there's more child abuse

Ohio neighborhoods with more opioid overdoses also have a higher rate of child abuse, according to a new study from the Ohio State University’s College of Social Work.
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January 24, 2022

Opioid overdoses linked to child abuse at neighborhood level

Study suggests ways to target resources where they’re needed
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