Gov. Maggie Hassan has announced a series of regional education conferences to train doctors, nurses and pharmacists in stopping drug addiction and abuse, including best practices for preventing overprescribing opioids.
Two Boston-based start-ups are using technology to try to make a difference.
The push to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts took a big step forward recently, as a draft petition was released by the group behind a state ballot initiative.
Through the first nine months of this year, New Hampshire has already counted almost as many heroin overdose deaths as all of 2013
A South Boston man will be spending the rest of his life behind bars for the 2011 murder of a grandmother in her Andrew Square apartment.
Former Boston Celtic Chris Herren from Fall River, Massachusetts spoke with Toucher & Rich about his battle with drug addiction during his career.
They are supposed to be something you pour into a hot relaxing bath but some bath salts are now being banned because they contain a synthetic drug, which is killing abusers.