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Heroin use in Butler and surrounding counties is not only on the rise, but it's taking lives at unprecedented levels.


Heroin use often starts innocently enough. A prescription for opiate-based painkillers to manage pain after injury, surgery or dental procedure. Doctor prescribed. Taken as directed. But then the pills run out. For an addict, the need does not.

Heroin is an opiate, a highly addictive drug that mimics the effects of prescription painkillers. Once the prescription is gone, heroin is often cheaper and easier to get.

Right here in Butler County, Ohio, the heroin statistics are alarming. In 2014, 75% of deaths investigated by the Butler County Coroner were heroin-related. And 46% of those treated for substance use in Butler County abused heroin.

Heroin is right here in our county. It affects our children, our families, our friends and our colleagues. Many of us are unaware that this happens where we live, but the heroin statistics make it painfully obvious that heroin knows no bounds.

Rich or poor, young or old, no matter what race or creed or gender, heroin is very much here and the lives ruined are real.

In 2015 there were 149 total overdose heroin deaths in Butler County. Today that number has grown more than 500% in three years.

The signs of heroin use are hidden in plain sight. Being aware of these signs can help detour a path to addiction.

Addiction is powerful, and it is relentless, but it can be treated. Awareness, education and making resources readily available are critical to prevention and rehabilitation. No one wants to be an addict. It is up to us to help the ones in need, the ones we love, because very few can do it alone.

Take the time to learn about heroin addiction and what you can do to stop heroin abuse in Butler County.


Let's face it. We are in this together and only
WE can stop the Heroin epidemic.

Parents hope daughter’s obituary sends a message


August 17, 2017 - 5:30pm - "Documentary Premier: Revived and Renewed: Life After Narcan"
 The Plaza Theater
 33 S. Main Street
 Miamisburg, OH 45342

August 25, 2017 - 10:00am-1:00pm - "Butler County Resource Expo"
 Fairfield High School
 8800 Holden Boulevard
 Fairfield, OH 45014

September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm - "Operation Street Smart"
 Fairfield Freshman High School
 8790 North Gilmore Road
 Fairfield, OH 45014

September 18, 2017 - 1:00pm-3:00pm - "What is being done to fight the Opiate Epidemic in Butler County?"
 Maimi Hamilton Conference Center
 1601 University Boulevard
 Hamilton, OH 45011

October 24, 2017 - 7:00pm - "Community Forum on Opiate (Heroin/Prescription Pills) Addiction"
 Mercy HealthPlex Fairfield
 3050 Mack Road
 Fairfield, OH 45014


Access Counseling Services
4464 S. Dixie Highway, Middletown
Provider offers outpatient counseling services


Beckett Springs Psychiatric Hospital
8614 Shepherd Farm Drive
West Chester, Ohio 45069
Provider offers heroin detox and inpatient and outpatient treatment. MEDICARE AND PRIVATE INSURANCE ONLY


Butler County Crisis Hotline


Community Behavioral Health
820 S. MLK Jr. Blvd., Hamilton
1659 S. Breiel Boulevard, Middletown
513-424-0921 ext. 10
Provider offers outpatient counseling services


Community Recovery Project
Community Recovery Project exists to provide access to education and resources on the subject of Opiate and Heroin addiction.


Inject Hope
The Inject Hope Regional Collaborative brings community leaders in the areas of public health, health care, public safety, prevention and treatment and job and family services together across Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana to address the heroin and opiate epidemic that is threatening the well-being and safety of our entire community.


Middletown and Hamilton Narcotics Anonymous


Modern Psychiatry and Wellness
West Chester Location
6942 Tylersville Rd
West Chester, OH 45069
Phone: 513-868-0055
Fax: 513-297-7577

Hamilton Location
25 North F Street
Hamilton, OH 45013
Phone: 513-795-7557
Fax: 513-795-7518
Provider offers medication assisted outpatient treatment


Nar-Anon Family Groups
Thursdays 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
MidPoint Library Conference Room
125 Broad Street, Middletown
Questions? Call Kelly at:


The Next Right Thing
930 Ninth Avenue, Middletown
Provider offers outpatient counseling services


SAFE Substance Abuse Family Education Groups
Wednesdays 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m.
Breiel Boulevard Church of God
2000 Breiel Boulevard, Middletown
Mondays from 6 to 8pm
Zion Lutheran Church on Front Street in Hamilton
Questions? Call Stephanie at:


Sojourner Recovery Services
515 Dayton Street, Hamilton
Provider offers residential and outpatient counseling services


State Line Treatment Services
Harrison Office
120 May Drive
Harrison, Ohio 45030

Ross Office
3621 Rossgate Court
Hamilton, Ohio 45013
(P) 513-738-7600
Outpatient treatment services for chemical dependency.

Faith-Based Resources

Celebrating Restoration
Our Mission is to provide crisis intervention and after care to those struggling with depression, suicide and substance use disorders. Our goal is to provide every individual equal access to treatment for their disease of addiction. There is NO fee for our services.