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The Franklin County Coroner’s Office says that recent social distancing can possibly trigger substance use and that everyone needs to maintain physical distance because of the COVID-19 pandemic but people are still encouraged to check in on friends and family. During this time is we all have a responsibility to make sure that those family […]

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On average, about 5,000 people, give or take a few, die from unintentional overdose deaths in the state of Ohio. The numbers over the last decade have been up and down consistently, however, in recent years it is clear that there is a true epidemic among us. According to the Franklin County Coroner’s office, they […]

Three Mount Carmel pharmacists who either approved or failed to prevent large doses of pain medications from being administered to 28 near death patients are facing the potential of fines or minor misdemeanors charges. The pharmacists names are John O’ Connell, Nathan Kochheiser, and Gregory White. They were accused of failing to make sure all […]

Four people were taken to the hospital after possibly overdosing at Cedar Point Tuesday afternoon. According to Sandusky police, two men and two women needed medical attention shortly after arriving at the park. Two were just outside the park and the others were inside. All four are being treated at Firelands Regional Medical Center. Their […]

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  The charges against Dr. William Husel, 43, represent one of the biggest murder cases ever brought against a health care professional in the United States. He has pleaded not guilty to the 25 counts of murder and a judge set his bail at $1 million. Each charge carries a sentence of 15 years to […]

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Damn we gotta do better because this is beyond out of hand when responders are going out to this many overdoses in a hour. More people need to take notice that opioids are the new crack, cocaine, weed, meth, molly, etc….If we don’t stand up and do something as a community more and more people […]

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The opioid epidemic we are in the midst of in the United States is enough to scare most straight. Some parts of the country have been hit harder than others with the issue. In efforts to fight against the deadly epidemic U.S. health officials are giving $350 million to researchers in four specific states that […]

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    According to the Franklin County Coroner there has been an unusual spike in opiate overdoses that occurred literally overnight. They have issued a death spike alert due to the high number of overdose deaths that took place in about a 9 hour period of time. The alert was issued after a total of […]

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According to a report the odds of overdosing on opioids is 1 in 96 and the odds of dying in a crash is 1 in 103 per the report. Which is crazy because the opioid epidemic if fairly new ( meaning in the last 5 to 6 yrs) Via Fox New Columbus….”We’ve made significant strides […]

So many deaths have been occurring just in these past two weeks. The Soul Singer was found dead in his car in Cali, at the age of 72. “Law enforcement sources tell us Cuba Gooding Jr.‘s dad was slumped over in his silver Jaguar, parked on Ventura Blvd in Woodland Hills, CA. We’re told the fire […]

    Heroin addiction is continuing to show its face in Columbus!  It is being reported that there has been 27 overdoses in 24 hours here in Columbus.  These overdoses have happened within short distances of one another.     From NBC4 – Because of the increase in overdoses, Columbus Public Health is urging residents to consider […]

Music icon Prince allegedly died of an opioid overdose, a law-enforcement source who insisted on anonymity told The Associated Press. Prince, 57, was found in an elevator on his Minnesota estate on April 21. The AP writes: The official, who is close to the investigation, spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak […]