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In 2020, 19 of Ohio’s 88 counties have already set or equalled records in overdose deaths. Another dozen counties are likely to join this club of death when the final overdose death tally for 2020 is completed in late summer 2020. Where is death increasing most?
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There’s a huge gulf between the blue collar, working class residents of Ohio and the state’s college-educated professional class. This shows in in the extreme in both overdose death rates and political support for Donald Trump.
Harm Reduction Ohio ranked overdose death rates for 70 Ohio counties for 2019 and 2020. Scioto County (Portsmouth) is Ohio’s deadliest place. The least deadly? Ohio’s most affluent county.
Ohio eliminates need to get Terminal Distributor of Dangerous Drugs License to obtain naloxone. This removes a major obstacle blocking that the ability of laypersons and organizations from distributing naloxone. The change should revolutionize naloxone access in Ohio.
Ohio reports 500 overdose deaths in May 2020, exceeding the previous carfentanil-driven peak of 484 overdose deaths in April 2017. The death toll for June 2020 also set a record for that month.. Stress, job loss and social isolation from COVID-19 are the probable drivers for the record-breaking death surge now in Ohio.
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