COLUMBUS, OHIO — As Ohioans confronted coronavirus and many sheltered-in-place this past spring, the state recorded more than 500 drug overdose deaths in the month of May – the deadliest month Ohio has ever seen. In the next three months, President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden went on to spend nearly $5 million in […]Read More
Blyth Barnow serves as the Harm Reduction Manager for Faith in Public Life Ohio. She is a preacher, harm reductionist, writer, and community organizer. She is the founder of Femminary, an online ministry focused on reclaiming dignity by finding divinity in the profane. She is currently working to establish harm reduction resources for faith-based communities and has already brought her worship service, Naloxone Saves, to several states. Naloxone Saves celebrates the power of resurrection by training people to recognize and respond to an opiate overdose. Blyth graduated from Pacific School of Religion where she received a Master of Divinity and the Paul Wesley Yinger preaching award. She was an Everyday Feminism Writing Fellow in 2016 and is currently a Collective Safety fellow at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.