First responders, including police officers, play a critical role in combating the heroin epidemic in the city.
Vivitrol, also known as injectable naltrexone, is a drug used for opioid and alcohol addiction treatment.
Fentanyl is a pain medication that can be absorbed through the skin and is 50 times more potent than heroin.
About 350 of the almost 500 inmates at the Mahoning County Jail are there because of drug-related charges.
Recent Ohio Valley Teen Challenge graduate Tim Deemer started the program last year when he hit rock bottom. Now, he is able to raise his da…
The opiate crisis is taking its toll on families and forcing many grandparents and other family members to take on the role of parent.
It’s been a month since Brenden Clark posted the video of his son’s reaction and on Monday, he will appear on “The Doctors” to discuss it.
The Trumbull County Combined Health District is hoping that by tracking trends of heroin, it can help fight the opiate epidemic.
Heroin users can be coworkers, neighbors or family members.
People in Mercer County learned just that at a meeting sponsored by Mercer County Coalition for Drug Awareness.
The campaign kicked off Wednesday during a special town hall discussion, “27 Investigates: Heroin Crisis – National Problem, Local Solutions…
Local police departments use the Project DAWN opiate overdose reversal kits.
Before his conviction, the judge said the man told jurors he acted a little aggressively but was just trying to protect his family.
Officials blame about 3,500 deaths in Pennsylvania last year on addiction.
Prosecutors say Davis knew her kids were in danger and did nothing, but the defense said she was trying to give her kids a better life.
The programs involve educating high school and college students, and informing patients of prescription drug dangers.
A funeral director in Austintown says there has been a 1,500 percent increase in drug deaths since he started 30 years ago.
Chief J.T. Panezott wants the drugs off the streets because people in Salem and nearby Leetonia are dying.
First responders in U.S. communities are reeling from waves of heroin overdoses.
Thomas Synan Jr. of Newtown has led the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition task force amid a stunning spike of overdoses.
Akron police said there more than 90 overdoses and eight deaths during a July overdose spike.
Saphire Kimmel, an 8th grader at Hubbard Middle School, says her mother, a recovering addict, has already taught her important life lessons.