After years of battling opiate addiction, Daniel Weidle passed away from an overdose after he was repeatedly denied access to the life saving medication used to treat his illness. Daniel was a deeply loved son, father, brother, and friend, taken far too soon by a disease that can, and should be treated. Each day we lose 129 more people like Daniel as our nation struggles with the opiate epidemic.
Daniels Law aka Senate Bill 119
Grants authority to all Ohio licensed pharmacists to dispense or administer Naltrexone in pill or injection without a prescription. If the pharmacist can verify the person has been on Naltrexone. Creating a safety net for the patient on Naltrexone MATs.
This is a Grass Roots Campaign effort for reform. To improve treatment availability and options for the disease of addiction. To establish opioid prescribing guidelines that are consistent and monitored. To provide online educational tools for addiction prevention, treatment and support.
On December 26, 2015 Daniel Weidle lost his life to the Primary Medical Brain disease triggered by Opioids . Our mission is to tell his story in order to educate and empower our society in the fight against the disease of addiction as well as reform the medical community’s treatment of this epidemic. The Opioid Epidemic is one of the Greatest Mistakes of Modern Medicine