Opioid Overdoses Are Leading Cause Of Workplace Deaths In Mass., Department Of Health SaysThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Friday that accidental opioid overdoses were the leading cause of workplace deaths in the state from 2016 to 2017.
Activists Call For Supervised Injection Sites For Drug UsersActivists are hoping to persuade Gov. Charlie Baker and state lawmakers to allow drug users to shoot up at supervised injection sites in Massachusetts.
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.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Elizabeth Warren Wants To Approach Opioid Crisis Like 1980s AIDS EpidemicSen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for the federal government to treat the opioid addiction crisis in a way similar to how it attacked the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.
Lawrence Mayor: Trump Is 'Trafficking In Pain And Divisiveness'After President Trump pointed to Lawrence as a primary problem for New Hampshire's opioid epidemic, the mayor of Lawrence fires back.
Families Speak About Stigma Of Opioid Addiction At 'No Shame Rally'Families gathered to share heartbreaking stories of brothers and sisters, sons and daughters lost to opioids.
DEA Anti-Heroin Team Coming To New BedfordThe federal government is sending law enforcement teams to cities in five states to help stop the flow of heroin and synthetic opioids--and one of those cities is New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Puppy Saved By Narcan After Possibly Ingesting FentanylA puppy became sick after apparently ingesting some sort of opioid, and was rescued by narcan.
Keller @ Large: Rep. Stephen Lynch On Opioid EpidemicJon Keller talks to Rep. Stephen Lynch about the bombshell 60 Minutes-Washington Post report about Congress's role in the opioid epidemic.
Keller @ Large: 60 Minutes Investigation Into US Opioid CrisisA Congressman who was a key supporter of a law that potentially weakened the government's ability to fight the opioid crisis has been nominated for head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
2 Addiction Counselors At Halfway House Die Of Drug OverdoseTwo addiction counselors at a suburban Philadelphia halfway house died of opioid overdoses inside the facility on the same day, authorities said Wednesday.
Town Hall To Focus On How Opioid Crisis Affects GrandparentsThe spike in opioid addiction and overdose deaths in Massachusetts has led to a jump in the number of grandparents stepping up to care for their grandchildren.
Boston Health Care For The Homeless Opens Safe Room For Heroin UsersA conference room in Boston's Health Care for the Homeless has turned into a critical care unit for individuals who have shot heroin.