Nearly 50,000 Americans lost their lives to opioid-related overdoses in 2016.
Needless to say, our opioid problem is a national epidemic. And, Ohio sits right on the front lines, with the 3rd highest rate of annual opioid-related deaths, trailing only West Virginia and New Hampshire.
My state, however, is not taking this problem sitting down. Last week, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce launched its Employer Opioid Toolkit.
The free online course — titled, A Dose of Reality for Employers — is