Overdose deaths in Ohio decline over six months from record level

Overdose deaths in Ohio decline over six months from record level

A modest but sustained overdose decline started six months ago Ohio’s “Narcan blitz” may have played role in reduced death By Dennis CauchonPresident, Harm Reduction Ohio Ohio overdose deaths appear to be declining from the historic pace that started...
NEW REPORT: Ohio Overdose Deaths in 2021

NEW REPORT: Ohio Overdose Deaths in 2021

Overdose Deaths Set Another Record Stimulants Driving Overdose Death Epidemic These seven charts show overdose death counts of Ohio residents by drug from 2011 through 2021. The death counts for 2021 are full-year estimates based on the 86% of the Ohio mortality data...
Ohio’s Real Overdose Crisis: Fentanyl-adulterated stimulants

Ohio’s Real Overdose Crisis: Fentanyl-adulterated stimulants

Meth and cocaine deaths soaring to record levels Stimulants contain fentanyl is driving overdose epidemic Confirmed overdose deaths in Ohio reached 3,269 today, a 5.5% increase over the number reported at the same time last year. It seems likely that, in 2021, Ohio...
What share of cocaine, meth and heroin contain fentanyl in Ohio?

What share of cocaine, meth and heroin contain fentanyl in Ohio?

Harm Reduction Ohio provides a factual answer The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation analyzes about 40,000 drug samples seized every year by law enforcement in Ohio. Harm Reduction Ohio runs a quarterly analysis of the BCI lab data to determine what percentage of...
Fentanyl levels (and overdose death) remain high in Ohio in 2021

Fentanyl levels (and overdose death) remain high in Ohio in 2021

Horrific 2020 overdose death levels continue in 2021 Increased fentanyl frequency primary cause of record overdose death during covid-19   Fentanyl levels remain extraordinarily and dangerously high in Ohio’s drug supply so far in 2021. This trend to...