Ohio Using Creative Thinking to Battle Opioid Crisis

January 31, 2018 01:06 PM

The opioid epidemic is a growing concern for not just the entire U.S., but also more specifically rural America.

President Trump has declared it a national emergency.

In 2016, roughly 50 people in the U.S. died each day of overdoses involving prescription opioids, and Ohio is one of the hardest hit states.

It’s trying to attack the problem with technology and innovative thinking.

In the report from the Ohio Third Frontier, Barb Consiglio looks at some of the best ideas on AgDay above.

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