Former State Sen. Brian Joyce Died From An OverdoseThe Massachusetts chief medical examiner's office says former state Sen. Brian Joyce died from an overdose of a medication commonly used to treat insomnia.
Woman Initiates Black Balloon Day To Recognize Victims Of Drug AddictionLauren Hurley is on a mission.
Mother, Two Others Arrested In NH Teen Girl's Drug Overdose DeathPolice say the death of a 17-year-old girl found in a Rochester motel room was drug-related, and her mother and a male companion who were with her were arrested.
Parents Allegedly Overdose With Child In Car; Grandmother Gets CustodyPolice say 28-year-old Lynette Slocomb and her boyfriend, 30-year-old Jeffrey Silva, were arrested after overdosing on heroin with their baby in the backseat of a car.
Easton Public Schools To Carry Narcan To Combat Drug OverdosesEaston Public Schools will have Narcan available in case of an opioid overdose.
NH Parents Allegedly Overdose On Heroin While Giving Toddler A BathPolice say the parents of a 3-year-old boy have been charged with endangering his welfare after they overdosed on heroin while giving him a bath in New Hampshire.
NH Governor Declares Emergency After Synthetic Drug OverdosesThe state of emergency follows a sudden spike in overdoses from people ingesting a synthetic drug called "Smacked."
34 Overdoses In 24 Hours In Manchester, NHCity officials in Manchester say three stores have been shut down for selling a synthetic drug called spice that is suspected of causing a spate of overdoses.
Mass. Troopers Equipped With Narcan To Combat Drug OverdosesFor the first time, Narcan will be issued to a select group of state police troopers.
Trial Begins For Mass. Doctor Charged In Drug CaseA former doctor was alternately portrayed as a reckless prescriber of powerful, addictive drugs and a compassionate caregiver who tried to help people suffering from chronic pain, as his federal trial began Tuesday.