True Story: Cash Owen, 22, heroin laced with fentanyl

Cash Owen, described as intelligent and charming by his family, was only 22 years old when he died from a drug overdose. Watch as his mother talks about his addiction and his final days.

There has been a 104% increase in unintentional drug overdoses in Dayton since 2010. Source: Dayton Division - Overdose Data.



Wright State working with DEA project to slow down opioid epidemic

(WDTN, August 22) Since many students at the school hope to become medical professionals one day, they could play a key role in how opioid addiction is addressed and treated in the future.

Dayton-area drug deaths may set new annual record – by June

(10 TV, May 18) — Ohio’s Montgomery County, which includes the city of Dayton, had a record high 349 drug overdose deaths during 2016. So far this year, the county has already seen 300 overdose deaths.