Latest Opioid Crisis

Business

Counseling Center has grand opening

Rehab facility begins operation this week For the past year, residents of Ironton have seen construction going on ...

News

West Virginia opioid trial verdict still pending nearly a year later

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Last July, a federal judge in West Virginia heard closing arguments in the first ...

News

Ryan calls for Fentanyl WMD designation in House Resolution

AKRON — Families Against Fentanyl welcomed on Tuesday news that U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, introduced a Congressional ...

Chesapeake

Riverside plans event on recovery in Lawrence County

CHESAPEAKE — A local recovery group has an event planned for Saturday to talk about how efforts are ...

Gallery

Honoring those lost, and offering hope (WITH GALLERY)

Land of Goshen hosts ‘Somebody’s Someone’ event on overdose crisis People gathered at the Ironton Farmers Market on ...

News

Aug. 30 event to focus on addiction crisis

A national group is making an Ironton stop for a tour aimed at tackling the opioid crisis. The ...

national

Portman: $77M in federal funds will help combat opioid addiction

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, praised the announcement Thursday from Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Recovery ...

Lifestyles

OPIOID CRISIS: Forum tackles addiction epidemic (video)

Education, community involvement seen as key to addressing crisis A panel of experts discussed the opioid addiction epidemic ...

Lifestyles

OPIOID CRISIS: Drug courts have goal of rehabilitation

Although it just recently got started, Lawrence County’s drug court, lead by county common pleas judge Andy Ballard, ...

Lifestyles

OPIOID CRISIS: The human side

First responders, recovery groups focus on treating those addicted While law enforcement has been trying to curb the ...

Lifestyles

OPIOID CRISIS: How did we get here?

Many factors lead to the epidemic in our region, state No area ever sets out to be known ...

Lifestyles

OPIOID CRISIS: Opioids can be natural or man-made substances

With the continuing drug epidemic in our region, and throughout the country, specifically dealing with opioids, it is ...

Lifestyles

OPIOID CRISIS: An introduction to region’s epidemic

Opioid addiction has been a topic of news coverage in Lawrence County and our surrounding areas for a ...

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