Cuyahoga County officials launched a new campaign aimed at bringing awareness to the opioid crisis. 

Cuyahoga County executive Armond Budish and Mayor Frank Jackson were joined by other local authorities at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office to talk about the collaborative effort to bring more attention to the risks of opioid addiction, according to a news release.

On Thursday evening, WKYC will join other news organizations across the city in focusing on the issue.

"Know The Risks," a special diving into the crisis, will air at 7 p.m. 

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