Ohio City in a Bind to do Anything About Drug House Where Two Men Overdosed

Shocking images from the scene of an overdose in northeast Ohio show just how devastating the opioid epidemic has been for some parts of the state. In Lorain, Ohio, where communities are struggling with an abandoned-houses crisis, police responded to a home Wednesday where two men had overdosed on opioids…

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Google Parent Company to Open Treatment Center in Dayton, Ohio

Alphabet Inc., the multinational conglomerate that both was established by and currently owns Google.com, has announced that they will be establishing an opioid treatment center in Dayton, Ohio. While this could be good news for a community that is still deeply in the midst of an opioid epidemic, the recent revelations about…

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Record-High 70,000 Americans Died of Drug Overdoses in 2017

by Evie Fordham   A record 70,000 Americans died of drug overdoses according to 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data released Thursday, prompting experts to point to the proliferation of the potent substance fentanyl. The CDC’s 2017 data shows that 70,237 Americans died of drug overdoses. That represents…

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