Heroin

Doctors Give Salisbury Woman Painkillers After Heroin OverdosePolice and investigators with the Essex District Attorney’s office are looking into whether a Salisbury woman died from the opiate-based painkillers doctors gave her after treating her for a heroin overdose.
40 Mass. Communities To Get Funds For Anti-Overdose DrugGov. Charlie Baker's administration announced the $700,000 in grants that will go to many of the state's larger cities.
Police Warn About 'Hollywood' Heroin Linked To 5 Deaths In Mass.There is now a new warning about an even more deadly batch of heroin that has made its way into the state.
Insurers Help Gloucester Police With Heroin Addict ProgramHealth insurers in Massachusetts are pitching in to help the Gloucester Police Department with their well-known program to get heroin addicts into treatment.
Hampden District Attorney Warns Of More Lethal Heroin Being Dealt In The AreaThe Hampden district attorney is warning there may be a more lethal strain of heroin being distributed in the area.
Western Mass. Police Issue Warning For Lethal Batch Of 'Hollywood' HeroinPolice in Western Massachusetts are warning residents about a batch of heroin that has led to multiple deaths in a matter of days.
Massachusetts House Releases Version Of Opioid Abuse BillHouse lawmakers have released their version of a bill aimed at curbing the opioid abuse crisis in Massachusetts.
Peabody Police Raid Nets Drug, Sex Trafficking ArrestsPolice said they believed the house to be "heavily involved" in narcotics and illegal sexual conduct for a fee.
The Opioid Crisis: One Mother's Heartbreaking StoryMary Blake spoke to a mother of 12 children who knows the ravages of drug addiction. Four of her kids have died and two are addicts.
Gov. Baker's Opioid Abuse Bill To Get Public HearingBaker said tougher measures are needed to stem the state's frightening rise in opioid-related overdose deaths.
The Heroin Addiction EpidemicFrom opium dens to morphine addiction, heroin use has been cited in American historical accounts since the 1800's. And, now, professionals are concerned how this old drug has, indeed, made its comeback in a major way.
Donald Trump: Mexican Border Wall Would Help End Heroin CrisisThe GOP frontrunner was asked about the heroin epidemic at a New Hampshire event.

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