The Debate Over Kratom, An Opioid-Like Plant Legal In MassachusettsThe FDA warns against its use, but a local man believes keeping kratom safe and available will help break the cycle of addiction.
Teen Challenge Helps Young Men Overcome AddictionTwo men say the residential program helped them when they hit rock bottom.
Gov. Baker: Overdose-Reversal Drug Should Be More AvailableGov. Charlie Baker unveiled a sweeping bill to tackle opioid addiction on Tuesday.
Taunton Family Moves From Addiction To AdvocacyA Taunton man and his mother speak to young people and their parents about the dangers of opiates after a heroin overdose left him with brain damage.
Gloucester Police Post Phone Numbers Of Drug Company CEOsIn a Facebook post, Gloucester Police shared the phone numbers and emails of the country's top pharmaceutical CEO's, asking residents to call and ask what they're doing about the ongoing addiction crisis.
NH Doctors, Nurses To Be Trained In Stopping OverprescribingGov. Maggie Hassan has announced a series of regional education conferences to train doctors, nurses and pharmacists in stopping drug addiction and abuse, including best practices for preventing overprescribing opioids.
Boston-Based Apps Help People Recovering from AddictionTwo Boston-based start-ups are using technology to try to make a difference.
Doctor Supports Petition To Legalize Marijuana In MassachusettsThe push to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts took a big step forward recently, as a draft petition was released by the group behind a state ballot initiative.
NH Officials Seek Solutions For Spike In Heroin OverdosesThrough the first nine months of this year, New Hampshire has already counted almost as many heroin overdose deaths as all of 2013
South Boston Man Sentenced In Murder Of 65-Year-Old NeighborA South Boston man will be spending the rest of his life behind bars for the 2011 murder of a grandmother in her Andrew Square apartment.
Toucher & Rich: Chris Herren On Drug Addiction, 'Basketball Junkie'Former Boston Celtic Chris Herren from Fall River, Massachusetts spoke with Toucher & Rich about his battle with drug addiction during his career.
Link Between Bath Salts & Drug Abuse?They are supposed to be something you pour into a hot relaxing bath but some bath salts are now being banned because they contain a synthetic drug, which is killing abusers.