Ohio Overdose Numbers Skyrocket
Numbers Don't Lie-Ohio in the Top 5 for Overdose Deaths Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths Ohio is among the top five states with the highest rates of opioid-related overdose deaths. In 2016, there were 3,613 opioid-related overdose deaths­­­ in Ohio—a rate of 32.9 deaths per 100,000 persons and more