More than half of suspected overdose deaths are occurring in the southernmost part of the county, and health officials warn it may be due to fentanyl-laced heroin.
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Residents of Vineland, New Jersey are demanding answers from authorities after police shot and killed an unarmed black man over the weeke ...
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Initiatives to prevent addiction and help those who need treatment show signs of working, Wolf Administration officials said at a press briefing.
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At an unassuming storefront on a busy Brooklyn street, people sign up to use a bathroom outfitted to try to curb an overdose crisis.
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Since 2013, district attorneys have filed the charge at least 412 times, according to March 2018 data from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.
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The sentence was far less than a punishment at the statutory maximum of 15 years of imprisonment.
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Justice Department officials offered a statement late last year saying health workers at a supervised injection site would be vulnerable to criminal charges.
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The proposed legislation would require that naloxone instruction be paired with curriculum that educates students about the risks of opioid addiction.
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Vancouver is home to North America’s first, public supervised injection facility — and an explosion of spin-offs designed to prevent overdose deaths.
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More and more, trouble is following fellow drug users, friends and relatives of those dying from overdoses.
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Sharing personal narratives can help the storytellers see some of the good in their lives amid the trauma.
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Fentanyl, many times stronger than heroin, was responsible for a surge of drug overdose deaths in Philadelphia last year.
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The study has limitations and can't establish that opioid use was a definitive factor in how people voted.
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Those who overdosed were at a much higher risk of death the following year from drug use-associated diseases, HIV, chronic respiratory diseases, viral hepatitis, and suicide.
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