UMass Medical School Honors Man Who Died Of Opioid OverdoseUMass Medical School is opening its own food pantry and honoring the memory of a young man who died of an opioid overdose.
Diverse Efforts To Fight Opioid Crisis In MassachusettsThe efforts to confront the opioid crisis in Massachusetts are just as diverse as the people it’s impacted.
Gov. Baker On Progress Made Fighting Opioid Epidemic, New ChallengesGovernor Charlie Baker says fentanyl is increasingly becoming the biggest overdose threat in the state.
Student In Opioid Recovery Out To Prove There's Life After AddictionWith her newfound sobriety, Maegan Kenney is able to focus on her education and helping others.
Opioid Crisis Creates 'Heartbreaking' Wait To Get Into Long Term Treatment“It’s heartbreaking” a mother told WBZ-TV. “Because if this was cancer the treatment would be readily available.”
Day-Long Opioid Forum In Boston On September 20Every day more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The rate of overdoses in New England remains above the national average.
Heroin Laced With Fentanyl Seized In Middlesex CountyThe Middlesex District Attorney's office says a multi-million-dollar drug operation was being run in part from a building on Hewins Street in Dorchester.
Sister’s Overdose Death Drives Man To Walk Up The East CoastBrett Bramble walks with a cart, two companions, some dogs, and a mission to spread awareness of the opioid crisis.
Massachusetts Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Over Opioid CrisisAG Maura Healey says the Connecticut-based company's "illegal business model" has left a "path of devastation and destruction."
Mass. Researchers May Be On Brink Of Creating Revolutionary, Non-Addictive PainkillerDeveloped by Blue Therapeutics, Blue-181 could be a big step forward in dealing with the growing opioid crisis.
New Mentoring Program Will Help Families Dealing With Drug AddictionBoston Medical Center is launching a new campaign to help families dealing with drug addiction.
Study: 1 In 5 Young Adult Deaths Are Caused By OpioidsA staggering number of millennials are dying from opioids.
Study: Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Now Outpacing Drunk Driving CrashesAccording to a new report, alcohol was involved in 38 percent of driver deaths in 2016, while 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs.
Opioid-Related Deaths On The Decline In MassachusettsDepartment of Public Health officials say deaths related to opioid overdoses in Massachusetts are on the decline.
Walmart Tightens Opioid Prescription PolicyThe restrictions on initial opioid prescriptions for acute pain will start within the next 60 days.