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Maine Police Mistake Human Remains for Heroin

  After arriving at the scene of a car accident, Maine police located two clear plastic bags filled with cremated human remains in the glove...

New Hampshire Reveals 2017 Overdose Data

  The Medical Examiner’s Office of New Hampshire has released 2017 overdose data, revealing that after 2 years of maintaining a constant number of overdose...

Colorado has Standing Order, Good Samaritan Law for Naloxone

  In order to turn the tables on the opioid crisis in Colorado, officials have issued a standing order for Naloxone, and those who intervene...

In Wake of Overdoses, Maine Authorities Issue Warning

  On Friday, April 6, nine overdoses occurred in four different Maine counties, prompting local authorities to issue a warning that local heroin supplies may...

Surgeon General Wants Americans to Carry Naloxone

The United States Surgeon General, Jerome Adams, MD, has urged Americans to carry naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal medication, in order to protect themselves...

Nine Santa Barbara Students Treated for Opioid Overdose

Nine Santa Barbara students were treated for opioid overdose after each of them ingested what authorities have identified as prescription opioids while attending a...

New York First Responders Use App to Map ODs

A new cell phone application to map opioid overdoses in real-time has been unveiled by the Nassau County Police Department. Officials hope technology can...

Indiana Provides Opioid Overdose Kits Across State

The Indiana State Department of Health is distributing opioid overdose kits to 34 counties across the state. The kits will be given to emergency...

Same Number of Drug Overdose Deaths as 2016 in New Hampshire

According to data from the New Hampshire Medical Examiner’s Office, the state saw the same number of overdose deaths in 2017 as it did...

Bronx Teacher Killed by Fentanyl Overdose

According to investigators, a special education teacher who was found dead in a school bathroom in November died from a fatal fentanyl overdose. Toxicology reports...
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