Naloxone

Gov, Baker announced his plan to fight opioid abuse Monday at the State House. (WBZ-TV)

Baker: $27 Million Needed To Fight Deadly Painkiller Addiction Epidemic

Gov. Baker said he expected the overall task force plan to require about $27 million in new state funding to implement.

06/22/2015

Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

AG Healey Seeks Details On Price Hike For Anti-Overdose Drug

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says she’s concerned about recent price spikes in the cost of a drug used to reverse heroin overdoses.

02/05/2015

Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

DPH: Drug Overdoses Down Due To Nasal Spray Kits

State public health officials say the state has reached a milestone in preventing drug overdose deaths.

09/16/2013