Please join Harm Reduction Ohio for an online panel discussion about kinship care, the practice of keeping children within extended families when a parent struggles with drugs or dies of an overdose. HRO Public Health Fellow Sarah Palazzo's wrote an in-depth report,...
Harm Reduction Ohio will hold a series of public policy discussions every Monday evening in October. The topics covered include kinship care, drug courts (from the participants’ perspective), overdose death and the opioid settlement. Join us for these free online events. Audience participation is welcome!
Before starting Harm Reduction Ohio in 2017, Dennis Cauchon spent 30+ years as a journalist. His best known story explains what happened inside the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
Kinship caregivers should receive more support to care for children removed from their parents and placed with loved ones due to parental drug use or other challenges. An estimated nine percent of Ohio children are in informal kinship care.
On the eve of Ohio’s first official Overdose Awareness Day, Harm Reduction Ohio reports the counties that have suffered the worst levels of overdose death in 2020 and 2021.
Harm Reduction Ohio’s list of Overdose Awareness Day events confirmed in Ohio. The list is updated on a regular basis.
Harm Reduction Ohio maps show the Ohio counties suffering the highest overdose death rates for all drugs, meth and cocaine in 2021. We don’t have one overdose death epidemic. We have several different ones, all related to fentanyl adulteration caused by the drug war.
The horrific pace of accidental overdose deaths continues unabated in Ohio. 2021 is on track to be one of the deadliest years ever for overdoses.
Harm Reduction Ohio operates our state’s largest (and lowest-cost) naloxone distribution program. We’ve reversed thousands of overdoses in Ohio. This article explains how we do it and who generously supports this massive overdose-reversing effort.
Male Ohio residents, especially Black males, account for more than 70% of overdose deaths recorded so far in 2021. That’s a record. Black males account for an increasing share of our state’s overdose deaths.
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