Archive for May 7th, 2016

Opiate forum paints grim picture but offers hope

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Worldwide, about 600 people fatally overdose each day. In the United States, those loses include 100 people, five of those in Ohio.

Two Lorain County residents die from overdoses each week.

Dr. Stephen Evans, Lorain County coroner, said fatal opiate overdoses are expected to rise to about 120 in Lorain County this year.

Shedding light on the epidemic, Evans shared these and other statistics at …Read More