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The abuse of opiates, including certain prescription drugs and heroin, has reached epidemic proportions throughout Ohio.

REDUCING OPIATE ABUSE IN SUMMIT COUNTY

In February of 2014, the County of Summit ADM Board convened the Summit County Opiate Task Force, a group of key individuals and organizations committed to reducing the tragic consequences of opiate abuse in Summit County through education, collaboration, and the wise use of available resources. This significant public health problem has resulting in a dramatic rise in accidental deaths and immeasurable heartache.

We can all play a role in helping to end this lethal epidemic!


HEALTH VITAL STATISTICS BRIEFs

Summit County Public Health has published these data briefs for drug overdoses that occurred in Summit County

  • 2017 Drug Overdose Emergency Department Data (January 2017- February 2017) is available by clicking HERE .

  • 2016 Drug Overdose Emergency Department Data is available by clicking HERE .


Opiate Task Force DATA DASHBOARD (as of 03.8.2017)

The Opiate Task Force established key data indicators to be tracked over time. These data points will be used as a platform for measuring the opiate problem and any efforts to combat it. Current indicators are referenced here and will be tracked over time.