There were 12 drug overdoses in Trumbull County on Tuesday, including two deaths.
As alarming as that may sound, county officials have been bracing for this for weeks now.
Project 180 started just a few months ago, but they are moving forward fast.
Under current law, if someone has been diagnosed with an addiction and refuses treatment, there is nothing their family can do.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will have his second statewide meeting dealing with the opioid crisis.
The recent increase in the misuse of prescription painkillers and heroin in the United States has sparked another growing epidemic.
Police say much of the fentanyl is coming from labs in China and Mexico, and some is even ordered and shipped online.
The boxes are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of this Saturday’s National Drug Take Back Day.
Counselor assistants are now armed with new skills in the battle against addiction.
Community members went to the meeting looking for answers and hope amid a growing heroin epidemic.
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.