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.
Police Share Graphic Photos Of Boy With Passed-Out Adults In CarEast Liverpool police say they're sorry if people are offended, but they want the public to see what happens.
'Game Of Thrones' Heroin Leads To Overdose, ArrestsOfficers in New Hampshire arrested two men on drug charges after a man overdosed on a highly potent batch of heroin labeled “Game of Thrones.”
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.

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