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.
Advocates Push For Safe Injection Sites In BostonAlong with information, they gave people an up close look at how they say these sites can prevent overdoses and save lives.
Doctors Warned About Prescribing Sedatives And OpioidsOpioids can be risky when taken alone, but when taken with sedatives called benzodiazepines, the combination can be particularly dangerous.
Keller @ Large: Is Warren's Uncertain Future Holding Her Back?Sen. Warren needs bipartisan support but is the polarized political climate and the endless speculation about her own future complicating things?
4 Towns Provide Free Narcan Kits To ResidentsThose with loved ones struggling with addiction say simply having these kits is a stress-reliever and a way to save countless lives.
Manslaughter Conviction Against Drug Dealer in Overdose DeathA Whitman man is the first to be convicted in Plymouth County of supplying the fatal overdose that caused the death of a 25-year-old woman.
Keller: President Trump's NH Speech An 'Opportunity Squandered'Watching the feed of President Trump's much-touted speech in Manchester, NH on intensifying the fight against opioid abuse was a good news/bad news experience, Jon Keller says.
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.
Substance Recovery Resources There are a number of state and community resources offered to those struggling with opioid addiction, those seeking recovery and those who care about them.
Study: Doctors Who Prescribe More Opioids Make More MoneyCNN and researchers at Harvard University found that opioid manufacturers are paying physicians huge sums of money.
NH Will Accept Major Grant To Fight Opioid CrisisNew Hampshire leaders fighting the opioid crisis are gathering to announce a major grant provided through federal legislation to prevent and treat drug abuse.
Bill Would Allow Doctors To Involuntarily Commit Patients To Treatment CenterAs the opioid crisis continues to grip the nation, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has introduced a controversial proposal.
Top Mass. Prosecutor Says Focus Is On Opioids, Not MarijuanaThe top federal prosecutor for Massachusetts said Wednesday that while he cannot guarantee that people involved in the state's legalized pot industry would be immune from federal prosecution, his priority will be combating the deadly opioid epidemic.