Cleveland 19 News // Shelby Miller, Cleveland 19 reporter AMHERST, OH (WOIO) – An old, vacant nursing home in Amherst may soon become one of the state’s leading opioid recovery facilities. Lorain County Commissioners proposed the idea as they work to fight the growing opioid epidemic. “We’re losing, in this county, four-plus individuals a week due to…

portman.senate.gov // Press releases WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) issued the following statement on the Senate passage of a bipartisan budget agreement this morning: “I’m pleased that this bill includes an additional $6 billion in funding over two years to help combat the opioid epidemic gripping Ohio and our country. I’ve been calling…

The Inquirer Daily News // By Aubrey Whelan, Staff Writer // January 23,2018 After a year in which overdoses outstripped the murder rate by 4-1, librarians ran outside to save people from overdosing, and makeshift heroin camps sprawled under bridges and on street corners, Philadelphia city officials Tuesday took their most radical step yet against the opioid crisis.…