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Police Department Media Release
Recent Spike in Drug Overdose Deaths has Cuyahoga County on Pace to match 2017's Record Total
August 9th 2018

Original Release: 8/9/2018

Police Department Media Release - August 9th 2018 - Recent Spike in Drug Overdose Deaths has Cuyahoga County on Pace to match 2017's Record Total - City of Lyndhurst, Ohio

Patrick A. Ward
Mayor
 
5301 Mayfield Road | Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124
(440) 442-1234 | (440) 442-3820
POLICE DEPARTMENT
 
Rick F. Porrello
Chief of Police

Media Release:

Photo of heroin powder. Heroin, shown here in powder form, has contributed to a dramatic increase in drug overdose deaths in recent years in Northeast Ohio.

A recent spike in drug overdose deaths has Cuyahoga County on pace to match 2017's record total. Those struggling should consider the Safe Passages Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative. Follow the links for more information, and see other options below for help.

https://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2018/08/
recent_spike_in_drug_overdose.html

http://www.lyndhurst-oh.com/printnews_2017/printnews104.html

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County: (216) 623-6888 ☎.

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's Rosary Hall provides inpatient and outpatient treatment for alcoholism and drug dependency. Call (216) 363-2580 ☎.

Rick Porrello
Chief of Police


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