Injection sites are legal in other countries, but none were known to exist in the U.S. until the disclosure in a medical journal.
“You’re one messed up dad to pick drugs over your own kid,” a teen told his father on the phone – a snapshot of the escalating crisis.
Research raises concerns about over-prescribing addictive medicine that could end in the wrong hands.
A Warren businesswoman is bringing her frustrations with the opioid epidemic to a national audience.
A new class will take what communications students are learning and put it to use handling real-world problems.
Hundreds of people came out for the second annual Walk Against Heroin in Warren.
A doctor in southwest Ohio says her hospital has been treating as many as two children a week for accidental exposure to opioids.
The ASAP Opiate Task Force went door-to-door in neighborhoods where people have overdosed on drugs.
The move comes after U.S. pressure to do more to control synthetic opioids blamed for fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States.
The chief operating officer at First Step Recovery said the two issues often go hand in hand.
The opioid epidemic in the area means the role K9s have in police departments is even more critical.
The Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board reports that there were 108 overdoses in April.
Investigators say some of the cases are related to the area’s drug epidemic.
God’s Refuge House is getting ready to offer help.
DeWine said drug companies’ deceptive marketing tactics led to the state’s worst public health disaster.
If a driver suspects someone may be under the influence of drugs behind the wheel, they can dial #667.
A generation of children who feel abandoned by parents they believe chose drugs over them.
In the midst of the Valley’s heroin crisis, the demands on a paramedic are even greater.
Michael Kukonik’s addiction to heroin started after an injury while serving in Afghanistan.
Katie’s drug problem started when she became addicted to amphetamines following the birth of her son.
Police said an officer accidentally overdosed after he brushed drug residue off of his shirt. It took four rounds of naloxone to revive him.
Carfentanil is an opioid considered 10,000 times stronger than morphine.