Drug Overdoses

Senate Bill Seeks To Screen Teens For Drug AbuseMandatory screening of students for potentially risky drug behavior is among key provisions of a bill now being finalized by Mass. Senate leaders.
Senate Bill Seeks To Stem Tide Of Deadly Drug AbuseMassachusetts Senate leaders are putting the finishing touches on a wide-ranging bill aimed at reversing a troubling increase in opioid-related overdoses and deaths.
Purple Flags At Acushnet Fire Station Signify Drug OverdosesEach small flag represents a drug overdose in Acushnet this year.
NH Officials Seek Solutions For Spike In Heroin OverdosesThrough the first nine months of this year, New Hampshire has already counted almost as many heroin overdose deaths as all of 2013
$25,000 Worth Of Spice Products Seized In Manchester, NHNew Hampshire authorities have seized over $25,000 worth of a synthetic drug known as spice from a business in Manchester.
DPH: Drug Overdoses Down Due To Nasal Spray Kits State public health officials say the state has reached a milestone in preventing drug overdose deaths.
Carl Stevens' Journal: Gavin House Helps Fight Drug AddictionA recent spike in overdoses has prompted Boston's public health department to increase the number of outreach workers in South Boston.
Former Needham Doctor, Nurse Indicted In 6 DeathsA former Needham doctor and his nurse practitioner have been indicted by federal prosecutors for prescribing dangerous medication for a profit that allegedly led to the deaths of six patients.
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