Ohio’s historic decline in overdose deaths — reported by week

Ohio’s historic decline in overdose deaths — reported by week

Ohio hasn’t had a weekly increase since August 2023 Overdose death on track to drop 50% in early 2024 This chart shows how quickly and dramatically overdose deaths have declined in Ohio. Our state last recorded a year-over-year increase in mid-August. Since...
Drop in overdose death continues in 2024 — and grows larger

Drop in overdose death continues in 2024 — and grows larger

Cartel reduces fentanyl production Ohio overdose deaths fall 30%+ on early 2024   Overdose death continues to fall in Ohio at an historic pace. In the span of just a few months, Ohio overdose deaths have dropped from about 400 per month to an average of about 300 per...
How to get PrEP for Free or at low cost

How to get PrEP for Free or at low cost

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a once-daily medication that greatly lowers at-risk people from getting HIV. If taken as prescribed, PrEP is 99% effective at preventing HIV from sexual encounters and at least 74% effective at preventing HIV from injection drug...
Ohio Overdose Deaths Unexpectedly Fall by 25%

Ohio Overdose Deaths Unexpectedly Fall by 25%

Drop in deaths tied to one cartel ending fentanyl production Fentanyl in Ohio’s drug supply falls significantly   Overdose deaths in Ohio declined sharply and unexpectedly in the last four months of 2023. Based on nearly complete mortality data, Harm Reduction...
Fentanyl Test Strip Video Tutorial

Fentanyl Test Strip Video Tutorial

Test drugs accurately Four-minute training video Harm Reduction Ohio naloxone specialist Molly Fantini has created a video showing how to test drugs using a fentanyl test strip. You’ll learn: how to test pills and powders. how to get accurate results with...
Logan County latest to add a Syringe Service Program

Logan County latest to add a Syringe Service Program

26 Ohio counties now have syringe programs Congratulations to Logan County for becoming the 26th county in Ohio to start a Syringe Service Program (SSP). The Logan County Health District will operate the new program on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from...