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More than 2 in 10 Ohio adults know someone who's had problems because of heroin, survey finds

Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Samantha Porter
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"CINCINNATI -- More than two in 10 Ohio adults say they have family members or friends who have used heroin, and nearly three in 10 adults have a relative or friend who's had problems abusing prescription painkillers.

"The 2016 Ohio Health Issues Poll found those rates were about the same as in 2015, but higher than 2014.

"According to the Ohio Department of Health, more than 3,000 Ohioans died from an unintentional drug overdose in 2015, up from 2,500 in 2014..."

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