There is a greater focus on a holistic approach to treating pain, now that the CDC recommends against using opioid pain medicines.
The disastrous tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring opioid abuse.
Ohio is currently the only state in the country that has secured a price freeze with the company.
So far, nobody has died from any of the overdoses, though several people had to be treated with naloxone.
Injectable naltrexone, under the brand name Vivitrol, blocks opioid receptors in the brain so users don’t feel high after taking opioids.
Dr. Vivek Murthy released a report Thursday calling for a major cultural shift in the way Americans view drug and alcohol addiction.
First responders, including police officers, play a critical role in combating the heroin epidemic in the city.
Vivitrol, also known as injectable naltrexone, is a drug used for opioid and alcohol addiction treatment.
Fentanyl is a pain medication that can be absorbed through the skin and is 50 times more potent than heroin.
About 350 of the almost 500 inmates at the Mahoning County Jail are there because of drug-related charges.
Recent Ohio Valley Teen Challenge graduate Tim Deemer started the program last year when he hit rock bottom. Now, he is able to raise his da…
The opiate crisis is taking its toll on families and forcing many grandparents and other family members to take on the role of parent.
It’s been a month since Brenden Clark posted the video of his son’s reaction and on Monday, he will appear on “The Doctors” to discuss it.
The Trumbull County Combined Health District is hoping that by tracking trends of heroin, it can help fight the opiate epidemic.
Heroin users can be coworkers, neighbors or family members.
People in Mercer County learned just that at a meeting sponsored by Mercer County Coalition for Drug Awareness.
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.