This isn't a new crisis.
Health experts say that Fentanyl, an opioid drug, is now a crisis in Milwaukee Country due to its rising rates of death reports.
Fentanyl can be one substance that is the cause of the rise on drug overdose fatality recently. It is indicated that the drug is being mixed with heroin or cocaine.
Statistical data revealed that majority of the heroin users are white people.
Schigel was arrested for endangering children, while Carroll was arrested for implied consent to test, operating a vehicle under the influence, endangering children, driving under suspension and failure to control.
Berea, and the nation, are struggling with losses to opiate overdoses while grasping to hope that a way to battle the epidemic is not out of reach. The death rate for heroin, fentanyl and other types of opiates had increased from 64 deaths in 2011 to 517 deaths in 2016.
The Centers for Disese Control and Prevention said that 91 people in the United States die every day from opioid overdose.
Police found "King of Death" at scenes of two fatal overdoses in the past week in Atlantic City. Authorities advise good samaritans to call 911 to prevent heroin overdose and possible deaths.
Alexandra Laird is back in the news after giving birth to her daughter who was born addicted to opiates.
Prescription pain killers and heroin that are supposed to keep patients from severe pain have taken more lives after the patients got addicted to it. Now, the government officials and doctors around the United States are looking for a solution to this problem.
Kathleen Errico may have lost her daughter Kelsey Endicott but her moving eulogy can hopefully save and touch lives on the perils of heroin drug addiction.
CVS stores in Ohio have plans to make the heroin antidote drug more available
American teenagers who abuse prescription pain relievers are at risk of using heroin, a new survey concluded.
According to the latest federal report, the alcohol related death has been increased to 37% from 2002.
Ireland will become the next European country to help drug addicts use heroin safely.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.