Mother Accused Of Using Heroin, Meth While Giving BirthA mother in New Hampshire is facing charges after police say she ordered a friend to shoot her up with heroin and meth while she was giving birth.
Gov. Sununu Blames Lawrence For New Hampshire's Opioid CrisisIt became a heated war of words between Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and Governor Chris Sununu who blames the city for being an opioid pipeline to the Granite State.
In Record-Breaking Bust, Maine Police Seize More Than 8 Lbs. Of HeroinThe Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says it made the largest seizure of heroin in the history of the state during an arrest of two people on trafficking charges.
Police: Woman Caught With Over 900 Bags Of Suspected Heroin In Western Mass.A 41-year-old Vermont woman is facing charges after police say they caught her with hundreds of bags of suspected heroin.
Researchers: Gloucester's Angel Program Helped Nearly 400 Drug AddictsThe Angel program has been replicated in some form by more than 150 police departments in 28 states since it was launched in June 2015.
Drug Overdose Deaths Rise Significantly In Past 5 yearsNew Hampshire saw a 191 percent increase while North Dakota, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Maine had death rates jump by over 100 percent.
Report: Heroin-Related Deaths Down; Fentanyl Deaths UpOverdose deaths related to heroin are declining in Massachusetts as fatal overdoses linked to the use of fentanyl are on the rise.
Falmouth Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Allegedly Throwing Heroin At Police OfficersA Falmouth man is charged with attempted murder after authorities say he threw heroin on two police officers.
WBZ Cares: "Learn to Cope" Faces Challenges for the Future As Learn to Cope continues to grow, support group meetings held by each chapter across the state are the backbone of helping people deal with the opioid and addiction crisis.
WBZ Cares: "Learn to Cope" Support Group Meetings Help FamiliesEvery day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose - 29 from heroin alone. Each of the 25 chapters of "Learn to Cope" in Massachusetts holds a weekly group support meeting, where family members get together to share their addiction challenges, and hear from experienced facilitators.
WBZ Cares: Support Group Leader Finds Strength at "Learn to Cope"Every day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose - 29 from heroin alone. Today a recovering addict now leads group meetings through "Learn to Cope."
WBZ Cares: "Learn to Cope" Supports Families Dealing with AddictionLearn to Cope,"a support organization, based in Taunton, offering education, resources, and peer support for families coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.