Fentanyl adulteration drives meth overdose deaths to historic level

Fentanyl adulteration drives meth overdose deaths to historic level

80% of meth overdose deaths involve fentanyl Meth-fentanyl combinations are proving extraordinarily deadly in Ohio. About 80% of all meth deaths involve fentanyl or a fentanyl analog. Essentially, all of the massive increase in meth-related overdose deaths in Ohio can...
Why does Ohio rank No. 31 in drug use but No. 2 in overdose death?

Why does Ohio rank No. 31 in drug use but No. 2 in overdose death?

Drug policy — not drug use —¬† is the cause of our overdose epidemic. Emphasis on drug checking and safe use needed. The federal government has released the latest drug use estimates for each state. The report confirms again what has been true for decades:...
Hancock County opens new syringe service program in Findlay

Hancock County opens new syringe service program in Findlay

Hancock is 21st Ohio county to approve syringe programs Effort will reduce HIV, Hepatitis C, overdose death among people who use drugs   Ohio’s newest syringe service program opened in Findlay on Thursday, July 30th, at the Hancock County Public Health...