SPECIAL REPORT: Race and Overdose in Ohio

SPECIAL REPORT: Race and Overdose in Ohio

SPECIAL REPORT: Race and Overdose in Ohio Blacks now dying at faster rate than whites Primary cause: Fentanyl-laced cocaine  Longstanding racial gap in overdose death now weighs against African Americans  in Ohio For the first time in decades, black Ohioans are dying...
Ohio overdose death toll falls to 3,764 in 2018

Ohio overdose death toll falls to 3,764 in 2018

Overdose deaths fall about 22.5% from 2017 How many Ohioans died of drug overdoses in 2018? We get asked that question almost every day. The answer is about 3,764, down from 4,854 in 2017. That’s a 22.5% decline. The age-adjusted rate of accidental overdose...
NEWS ALERT: Carfentanil returns to Ohio — take precautions!

NEWS ALERT: Carfentanil returns to Ohio — take precautions!

Dangerous drug concentrated in northeast Ohio (Akron-Youngstown) People who use cocaine, meth and pills need to treat them like an opioid Harm Reduction Ohio issued an immediate alert today warning people who use drugs to exercise extreme caution because ultra-potent...