Drug Overdoses In Maine Have Increased During Coronavirus Pandemic, Report SaysThe number of drug overdoses is growing in Maine during the coronavirus pandemic, the attorney general’s office says.
New Program To Distribute Strips To Test Drugs For FentanylEleven Massachusetts police departments have been selected to participate in a pilot program aimed at distributing fentanyl test strips.
2 Revived With Narcan After Possible Overdose Causes I-95 CrashTwo people suffering from possible drug overdoses were revived using Narcan after a crash on Interstate 95 in Reading.
Opioid-Related Deaths On The Decline In MassachusettsDepartment of Public Health officials say deaths related to opioid overdoses in Massachusetts are on the decline.
Narcan Used To Revive Overdosed Mother With Young Son In The CarPolice in New Hampshire say they used two doses of Narcan to revive a Dracut mother who overdosed in a car.
Lowell Firefighters Warn Of Recent Spike In Drug OverdosesFirefighters in Lowell are warning residents after a surge of overdoses in recent days.
Clinic Bathroom Alarm Helps Prevent Fatal OverdosesA reverse motion detector signals if there’s no movement in a bathroom for two minutes, alerting medical staff.
42 Overdoses Reported In Manchester, N.H. Over Last WeekJust when some thought the drug epidemic in New Hampshire’s largest city was improving, Manchester experienced its worst week in some time as first responders revived at least 42 overdose victims.
Recovery Coaches Available For Overdose Patients At 2 Local HospitalsAs soon as the patient has been stabilized, the "coach" is there to guide them to treatment.
Hampden District Attorney Warns Of More Lethal Heroin Being Dealt In The AreaThe Hampden district attorney is warning there may be a more lethal strain of heroin being distributed in the area.
Senate Bill Seeks To Screen Teens For Drug AbuseMandatory screening of students for potentially risky drug behavior is among key provisions of a bill now being finalized by Mass. Senate leaders.
Senate Bill Seeks To Stem Tide Of Deadly Drug AbuseMassachusetts Senate leaders are putting the finishing touches on a wide-ranging bill aimed at reversing a troubling increase in opioid-related overdoses and deaths.
Purple Flags At Acushnet Fire Station Signify Drug OverdosesEach small flag represents a drug overdose in Acushnet this year.
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
$25,000 Worth Of Spice Products Seized In Manchester, NHNew Hampshire authorities have seized over $25,000 worth of a synthetic drug known as spice from a business in Manchester.