FRANKLIN COUNTY – Dr. Anahi Ortiz is reporting seven people dead from overdoses since the clock struck January 1, 2021 and within 42 hours a total of 11.
The Doctor who is an advocate for getting help from people who struggle with addiction and mental health is pleading with people to use resources available.
“For those who need help with treatment for addiction: findtreatment.gov. For those looking for naloxone, test strips: Central Ohio Harm Reduction here on Facebook. For those seeking help dealing with mental health crisis please reach out to Netcare: 614 276 CARE or the Suicide Lifeline: 800-273-8255. Or just reach out to someone you know for help, please,” said the Doctor.