Know the risks of opioids: Raising awareness in Northeast Ohio

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It is an epidemic that is killing more people in Ohio than car wrecks. But, what can be done?

Join us this Thursday on FOX 8 News for a special multi-station event.

FOX 8 is teaming up with other media outlets in Northeast Ohio for "Opioids: Know the Risks."

We will tell you about a phone bank for people looking for help for themselves or a loved one. We will also air Bill Sheil's powerful special: "Heroin Hits Home," at 7 p.m. Thursday on FOX 8.

**CLICK HERE for a list of resources to help those who may be battling addiction**