WKYC aired a 30-minute special on the opioid epidemic across Northeast Ohio Thursday night.

WKYC has partnered with the Cuyahoga County Opiate Task Force to bring you this special in effort to raise awareness to the ongoing opioid crisis. 

The programs investigates the staggering statistics of opioid overdoses and deaths, why this is happening in Ohio, and what you need to know about drug prescription abuse and how it leads directly to opioid addiction.

For more information and coverage of the opioid epidemic, click here.

Know the RX: Cleveland.com