The campaign kicked off Wednesday during a special town hall discussion, “27 Investigates: Heroin Crisis – National Problem, Local Solutions…
Local police departments use the Project DAWN opiate overdose reversal kits.
Before his conviction, the judge said the man told jurors he acted a little aggressively but was just trying to protect his family.
Officials blame about 3,500 deaths in Pennsylvania last year on addiction.
Prosecutors say Davis knew her kids were in danger and did nothing, but the defense said she was trying to give her kids a better life.
The programs involve educating high school and college students, and informing patients of prescription drug dangers.
A funeral director in Austintown says there has been a 1,500 percent increase in drug deaths since he started 30 years ago.
Chief J.T. Panezott wants the drugs off the streets because people in Salem and nearby Leetonia are dying.
First responders in U.S. communities are reeling from waves of heroin overdoses.
Thomas Synan Jr. of Newtown has led the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition task force amid a stunning spike of overdoses.
Akron police said there more than 90 overdoses and eight deaths during a July overdose spike.
Saphire Kimmel, an 8th grader at Hubbard Middle School, says her mother, a recovering addict, has already taught her important life lessons.
The walk was started by a mother who wishes she had more resources when her son battled with a heroin addiction.
Saturday night, a rally and candle light vigil was held in New Castle to help aid in the fight against addiction.
Hope over Heroin Mahoning Valley is trying to raise awareness about the heroin problem in the Valley.
Authorities say she injected herself in the arm, and then injected her father.
Akron police reported 25 overdoses, four of which were fatal, in a recent three-day period.
Authorities say the drug carfentanil has been found in syringes used by some of the individuals who died.
Police are warning residents after an alarming number of suspected opiate overdoses were reported in east Columbus on Sunday.
The heroin epidemic is hitting Trumbull County hard, so the county is doubling down by investing in recovery.
The county is paying two months’ rent for people entering one of the nine accredited recovery homes on its list.
One person died, raising overdose deaths in Akron this year to 55.