Older patients, who have greater difficulty metabolizing medicines, are more likely to suffer dizziness, confusion and falls.
Team's “goal is to be at the doorstep of overdose victims within five to seven days.”
Norwalk has 'not seen it yet,' according to police, but Ohio has been tracking gabapentin for a year.
There may be a stronger than normal batch of drugs in the community.
Vehicle pulled over for a following-too-close violation.
The synthetic opioid carfentanil has been mixed with heroin and other drugs sold on the streets.
A dose the size of a grain of salt can rapidly lead to an overdose and death; “The whole situation is frustrating — you don't put a high value on your life.”
We’re in the midst of an awful, ugly and devastating epidemic, and children, parents and entire communities are being affected.
'If we don’t get a hand on this, it will literally destroy us from within.'
Drug-overdose death rate in rural areas surpasses urban rate due to increase among women.
“Parents are so consumed with their drug addiction that their child’s needs are secondary or in some cases even unimportant.”
South Central FFA
Local and statewide organizations partner up with the community to combat the addiction crisis in Huron County.
Sheriff: Multiple incidents connected with this one overdose.
Local overdose death happened on East Ohio 61.