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Lorain County mayors come together to tackle the opioid crisis

Mayors, emergency service personnel and members of the faith community came together in remembrance of those lost to Northeast Ohio’s opioid crisis on Nov. 8. at Westlake’s Church on the Rise at 3550 Crocker Road. In a combined service with Elyria’s Beyond the Walls Church, Church on the Rise led a special service which included [...]

By | 2017-11-10T17:19:25+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Awareness

There is a crisis gripping our region and our state.  It impacts all of us.  Everyone knows someone who has been devastated by the Heroin Crisis.  Do a Google search for heroin and here is what you see: Ohio is one of the most affected states by the heroin crisis. Hundreds are dying each month [...]

By | 2017-04-11T12:51:41+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cuyahoga Co. heroin, fentanyl deaths soar in 2016: a statistical snapshot

Original article from Cleveland.com By Evan MacDonald, cleveland.com on December 30, 2016 at 6:30 AM CLEVELAND, Ohio - Heroin and fentanyl continued to claim the lives of Cuyahoga County residents at a breathtaking pace in 2016. The medical examiner's office has attributed more than 500 deaths this year to drug overdoses, with opioids claiming the [...]

By | 2017-03-29T11:32:42+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Report: Ohio ground-zero for opioid overdose deaths

Original article found at Cleveland.com. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio saw more opioid overdose deaths than anywhere else in the nation in 2014, and the numbers continue to rise, according to a recent report. The Buckeye State topped the list of opioid overdose deaths among all 50 states, racking up 2,106 deaths in 2014, the report from The Henry [...]

By | 2017-03-29T11:32:43+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments