The Mahoning County Juvenile Court has a program to help addicted parents regain custody of their children.
Drugs are easily accessible behind bars, and it’s a growing problem.
For many people, addiction begins legally in a medical office.
A panel discussed drug recovery, the effect on families, and how people can succeed in their rehabilitation programs.
International Overdose Awareness Day is a global campaign that works towards preventing overdose.
A record 4,050 people died of overdoses in 2016, with fatalities driven by the emergence of stronger drugs like fentanyl.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said 15,000 children were in foster care, with only 7,200 foster families filling that need.
A new recovery center tailored to women is opening in Liberty today.
While the East Liverpool Treatment Center is just an outpatient facility for now, the goal is to bring an inpatient center to Columbiana Cou…
The Mahoning County sheriff is applying for a $150,000 grant to put together what he is calling a Quick Response Team.
The Attorney General’s Office wants to help those who are seeing firsthand how the opioid crisis affects kids.
The 44483 zip code — which covers parts of Warren and Champion Heights — is seeing the most overdoses.
“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.
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.