Mass. Prisons Agree To Provide Opioid Addiction Medications For InmatesThe Massachusetts prison system has agreed to provide three inmates with medicine to treat their opioid addiction.
Massachusetts Jails Expand Use Of Opioid Addiction MedsMassachusetts sheriffs are expanding use of opioid addiction medications in county jails.
Lynn Program Helps New Mothers Struggling With Opioid AddictionRecent research shows the opioid epidemic can be especially deadly for new mothers. A unique program in Lynn is giving moms the kind of help they need.
Trump Visits NH, Unveils Opioid Plan That Includes Death Penalty For TraffickersThis was the president's first time in the state since the 2016 campaign.
Teen Challenge Helps Young Men Overcome AddictionTwo men say the residential program helped them when they hit rock bottom.
'Teen Challenge' Program Helps Drug Addicts Transform LivesThe 15 month, faith-based residential program currently houses 70 men all on a quest to get clean.
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.
Gloucester Police Investigate Five Possible Fentanyl OverdosesGloucester police and fire rescue units responded to five medical emergencies in one night.
UMass Nursing Grant Addresses Substance Abuse, Mental HealthThe University of Massachusetts-Amherst nursing school has received a nearly $900,000 federal grant to help student nurses recognize and help patients suffering from substance abuse and mental illness.
Salaries The Main Issue In Addiction Recovery Staff ShortagesWhile the fatality rate is growing, the the number of qualified staff to help fight the drug epidemic is shrinking.
Mayor Marty Walsh: CBS News Footage Of Addict Getting High In City Hall Bathroom 'Troubling'Mayor Marty Walsh responded to a story that aired on CBS Evening News Monday showing a drug addict using in a City Hall bathroom.
Chelsea Fire Trucks Start Carrying Overdose Antidote, Woman Revived 8 Hours LaterAll fire engines have been stocked with Narcan, and not a moment too soon.
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.
Mass., NH Governors To Join Business Leaders At Opioid ForumThe governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire are joining regional business leaders at a forum on New England's growing opioid addiction scourge.
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.