Opioid overdose deaths are down but the fight is far from over
It was a rare piece of good news in the fight against opioid addiction. The Centers for Disease Control announced last week that the number of opioid overdose…
Jul 22, 2019 22:32 UTC Read More
Fatal drug overdoses drop in US for first time in decades
Fatal drug overdoses in the US declined by 5.1 percent in 2018, according to preliminary official data released Wednesday, the first drop in two decades.
Jul 21, 2019 18:08 UTC Read More
Closer Look: Clark overdose death rate rises, Ky. sees overall decline
Clark County ranked among the Top 5 most resident overdose deaths per capita in the state for 2018, according to a report issued by the Kentucky Office of Drug…
Jul 20, 2019 23:24 UTC Read More
Tennessee sees annual increase in drug overdose deaths
Tennessee saw it highest number of drug overdoses last year as surrounding states saw drops in the ongoing opioid crisis.
Jul 19, 2019 18:29 UTC Read More
Two deaths investigated in Lebanon as possible overdose deaths
LEBANON, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two are dead and one is in critical condition as Lebanon police investigate an incident they believe to have involved drug…
Jul 19, 2019 17:20 UTC Read More
Marion County sees drop in overdose deaths
In 2017, there were 406 overdose deaths in Marion County. That number dropped to 361 in 2018 — an 11 percent decline.
Jul 19, 2019 11:16 UTC Read More
Overdose deaths in U.S. drop by 5 percent in 2018
July 18 (UPI) -- Drug overdose deaths in the United States fell in 2018, following decades of steady increases, according to federal data. Between 2017 and…
Jul 18, 2019 17:02 UTC Read More
Fentanyl overdose deaths climb in Southwest Florida
Overdose deaths involving the synthetic opioid fentanyl are on the rise in Southwest Florida, according to a report from the Florida Medical Examiners…
Jul 18, 2019 10:59 UTC Read More
Drug overdose deaths fell last year in Ohio, but may be on the rise again in Cuyahoga County
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Statistics released Wednesday offer an optimistic outlook of drug overdose deaths in Ohio, showing they declined by an estimated 22…
Jul 17, 2019 20:10 UTC Read More
More Overdose Deaths Caused by Mixing Drugs in New Hampshire
The latest drug overdose statistics in New Hampshire show a sharp increase in the number of deaths caused by mixing fentanyl with other drugs.
Jul 17, 2019 15:09 UTC Read More
Federal initiative results in 30 overdose death cases prosecuted in Maine
A federal initiative, which began one year ago, has resulted in the prosecution of 30 deaths in Maine caused by opioid drug overdoses, the U.S. Department of…
Jul 17, 2019 02:02 UTC Read More
Police investigating spate of suspected overdose deaths in Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence Police are investigating if seven suspected drug overdose deaths are connected, and whether a new law could hold…
Jul 16, 2019 14:28 UTC Read More
Maine drug overdose deaths continued decline in first quarter, falling 14%
Drug overdose deaths declined 14 percent in the first quarter of 2019, continuing a downward trend that began last year. The Maine Attorney General's Office on…
Jul 11, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Vancouver Coastal Health opens first overdose prevention site outside Vancouver
Powell River has the highest per capita opioid overdose death rate in the health region, after Vancouver.
Jul 04, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More
Recent overdose deaths prove this drug is rivaling meth as Tri-Cities’ most deadly
Three people died recently in Kennewick from fentanyl overdoses, and the powerful painkiller is now rivaling methamphetamine as the most deadly drug in the…
Jul 04, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
San Francisco averaged one fentanyl overdose death a week last year
SAN FRANCISO (KTVU) - Health officials are sounding the alarm in San Francisco. They say fentanyl is now the leading cause of opioid overdose deaths in San…
Jun 25, 2019 23:58 UTC Read More
10 overdose deaths in 5 days, heroin coalition reports, and nearly 60 overdoses
Ten people died from suspected drug overdoses in five days, according to the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition. Health and law enforcement officials painted a…
Jun 24, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Local Drug Overdose Deaths Up So Far This Year
The Franklin County Coroner says the number of fatal drug overdoses during the first three months of the year are up 8 percent from the same period last.
Jun 07, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Overdose deaths rise in Franklin County
Fentanyl was the driving factor behind an 8% increase in drug overdose deaths in Franklin County.The increase comparing the deaths in the first three months of…
Jun 06, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
The Opioid Crisis in the Bronx Claims Tiny Victim: 1-Year-Old
Darwin Santana-Gonzalez died after ingesting a deadly mixture of fentanyl and heroin. His mother was charged with murder.
May 30, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More
UPDATE: Fake ecstasy, other adulterated street drugs may be tied to 11 fatal ODs in Hamilton County
Officials warn anyone using street drugs to carry naloxone, the antidote for opioid OD, as several types of drugs have been laced with fentanyl.
May 29, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Heroin, opioids contributed to 'significant increase' of workplace overdose deaths: NIOSH
Washington — The rate of overdose deaths among workers rose 24% annually over a recent six-year period, with heroin and opioids the most common…
May 21, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Coroner's Office Reports Local Drug Overdose Death Spike
The Franklin County Coroner's office is reporting another spike in drug overdose deaths.
May 18, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
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