New Strategies to Fight the Opiate and Fentanyl Crisis in Ohio (2016-17)

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New Strategies to Fight the Opiate and Fentanyl Crisis in Ohio (2016-17)

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New Strategies to Fight the Opiate and Fentanyl Crisis in Ohio (2016-17)

Ohio’s comprehensive approach to fighting drug abuse and overdose deaths continues to evolve to address the ever-changing nature of this epidemic. New strategies to fight this crisis include: • Stepping up law enforcement drug interdiction efforts. • Increasing the penalties for trafficking fentanyl. • Improving access to addiction treatment. • Expanding prescribers’ use of Ohio’s opioid prescribing guidelines and the prescription drug monitoring program, the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS). • Expanding and recognizing the number of schools that have implemented the Start Talking! youth drug prevention initiative, or a similar initiative. • Increasing the awareness and availability of naloxone to reverse opiate overdoses and save lives. • Continued work with communities to enhance local efforts through the Health Resources Toolkit for Addressing Opioid Abuse. Read more

2016-12-07T15:36:15+00:00

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