The Problem

opioids_graphicFentanyl Fuels Dayton's Rising Overdose Deaths

Between January and October 2018, there were 228 drug overdose deaths in Montgomery County.1 More than 80% involved the synthetic opioid fentanyl.


1 Data Unit 2018 Annual Report. (Community Overdose Action Team) 

The Problem

Drug overdoses in Dayton have skyrocketed since 2010.

Video: Families of Addicts (FOA)

Members of the local organization, Families of Addicts (FOA), find support in each another.

Heroin and Fentanyl

The use of heroin and fentanyl – both highly addictive opioids – is on the rise nationwide. 

Drug-Related Overdoses

Between 2010 and 2016, unintentional drug overdose deaths in Ohio's Montgomery County have more than doubled.