As Ohio lawmakers decide how much to spend targeting the state's opioid crisis and balance a shrinking budget, two Democrats in the Senate want to tap the state's rainy day fund to tackle the problem.
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge David Matia will address members of U.S. Congress Wednesday about the nation's heroin crisis at a luncheon at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington D.C
The struggling heroin addicts whose tragic stories drive a harrowing new documentary about America's opioid crisis turned to the needle after the damage was done by prescription painkillers. "Warning: This Drug May Kill You" debuts on HBO on May 1st at 10 p.m.
What if family members treated cancer patients the same way they view people struggling with drug or alcohol addiction?
Cuyahoga County officials have labeled the epidemic a "public health crisis" with 2017 on track to claim some 850 lives in this county alone.
As with much of the United States, Ohio is in the throes of a heroin and opioid epidemic that shows no signs of abating.
How racial bias and segregation molded a kinder response to the opioid epidemic than past drug crises.