Drug Overdoses

Each purple flag represents a drug overdoses in Acushnet in 2015. (WBZ-TV)

Purple Flags At Acushnet Fire Station Signify Drug Overdoses

Each small flag represents a drug overdose in Acushnet this year.


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NH Officials Seek Solutions For Spike In Heroin Overdoses

Through the first nine months of this year, New Hampshire has already counted almost as many heroin overdose deaths as all of 2013


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$25,000 Worth Of Spice Products Seized In Manchester, NH

New Hampshire authorities have seized over $25,000 worth of a synthetic drug known as spice from a business in Manchester.


Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

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.


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Carl Stevens’ Journal: Gavin House Helps Fight Drug Addiction

A recent spike in overdoses has prompted Boston’s public health department to increase the number of outreach workers in South Boston.


Doctor Joseph Zolot was indicted by federal prosecutors on drug charges.

Former Needham Doctor, Nurse Indicted In 6 Deaths

A 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.