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.
Fitchburg Man Saves Life Just Days After Learning How To Use NarcanA Fitchburg library worker saved a woman’s life just days after learning how to use Narcan.
Brockton Launches Program To Clean Up Discarded Drug NeedlesThe city of Brockton implemented a hotline where residents can call and have discarded drug needles on public property cleaned.
New Hampshire Police Seize $56K, Drugs In Fake Identity CasePolice say they confiscated 2,750 doses of heroin in the bust.
Gloucester Police Department's Heroin Addict Treatment Program Catching OnGloucester police say dozens of departments in nine states have taken a page from their ANGEL program.
Keller @ Large: Why It's Taking So Long To Battle Opioid CrisisPolitical leaders are saying the right things, but Jon Keller pressed them on what's taking so long.
Baker Calls For Limits On Prescription Painkillers Amid Opioid CrisisBaker has been particularly critical of what he calls the overprescribing of powerful painkillers that he said can lead to addiction to opioids, including heroin.
25 Charged In Connection With Massachusetts Heroin RingAuthorities have charged 25 people in connection with a heroin trafficking ring in southeastern Massachusetts.
NH To Hand Out Free Narcan To Prevent Overdose DeathsThe kits are now available at the state's 10 community health centers for free.