Springfield Police Seize Nearly 17,000 Bags Of HeroinThe arrests Thursday morning were made after a lengthy investigation into what police call major distributors of heroin throughout western Massachusetts.
CBS News Follows Heroin Addict From Needham As He Searches For SobrietyCBS News cameras are following Jason Amaral, a local man addicted to heroin as he searches for sobriety.
Manchester, NH Opens Firehouse Doors To Drug AddictsNew Hampshire's biggest city is opening its firehouse doors to drug addicts in a program that allows them to seek treatment in an effort to avert overdoses.
Opioid-Related Deaths Continue To Rise In MassachusettsThe number of opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts continues to climb, fueled by the use of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate that's often mixed with heroin, according to new statistics.
2 Dead, 6 Overdose On Dangerous Batch Of Heroin, Fitchburg Police SayOn Saturday, the Worcester District Attorney's Office released a statement warning people about the drug problems that have taken place in the Fitchburg area.
Parents Hope 'Honesty' In Obituary For Heroin-Addicted Son Helps OthersA grieving local family wants everyone to know that heroin killed their son.
Could Marijuana Help Treat Painkiller And Heroin Addiction?The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates.
Boston Health Care For The Homeless Opens Safe Room For Heroin UsersA conference room in Boston's Health Care for the Homeless has turned into a critical care unit for individuals who have shot heroin.
Nashua Mother And Daughter Charged With Selling HeroinA mother and daughter were arrested Friday after an investigation into the sale of heroin in Nashua.
DA: 33 Overdose Deaths In Middlesex County Since Last MonthThe Middlesex District Attorney says 19 of the 33 overdose deaths have been heroin-related.
27 Bags Of Heroin Surgically Removed From Lynn Man's StomachA Lynn man who allegedly had 27 bags of heroin surgically removed from his body was ordered held on bail Thursday at his arraignment in North Shore Medical Center in Salem.
Salem Police Captain: Narcan Being Administered 'Almost On A Daily Basis'There have been 15 overdoses in March so far in the city of Salem, part of a disturbing spike seen all across the North Shore.