DID YOU KNOW?
• In 2015 the number of deaths equaled one death per day in Cuyahoga County.
• Without the implementation of Project Dawn, (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone), Cuyahoga County would have had at least 100 more deaths.
• This year in Cuyahoga County, 821 deaths due to heroin and fentanyl use are projected, far exceeding the 2015 rate.
September 15, 2016
Jennifer Bailit, Clinical Director of Family Care at the MetroHealth Medical Center
Philip Fragassi, Clinical Pediatric Physician at the MetroHealth Medical Center
Sonia Minnes, PhD, Associate Professor of Social Work at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
1 PD hour