Drug overdoses kill an average of 5 Ohioans every day.
Ohio’s heroin-involved death rate increased from 16 percent in 2008 to 35 percent in 2012.
Heroin and prescription pain relievers took many of those 2,744 lives in Ohio. That's nearly one death every three hours last year.
Every day, 78 people in the United States die from an opiate overdose - 29 of them from heroin
How to administer Narcan to someone that may be experiencing an overdose
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