17 Heroin Overdoses, 1 Death: Could Happen Anywhere Says DEA AgentSeventeen overdoses and one death from heroin use over a 24-hour period in Akron, Ohio but one DEA agent says it could happen anywhere.
House Votes To Extend Legal Protection For Overdose CallsAnyone in Michigan could report drug overdoses without fear of legal consequences under legislation approved by the House.
Snyder Plan Combats Prescription Drug, Pain Killer AddictionGov. Rick Snyder called Monday for more than two dozen changes aimed at targeting the worsening crisis of prescription drug and painkiller addiction.
Federal Agencies Target Pipeline Of Heroin, Prescription Meds Coming To MichiganFederal law enforcers from six states are meeting in Detroit to discuss how to confront the growing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers.
Fentanyl-Laced Drugs An Increasing Problem In Washtenaw County"It was like they were injecting pure Fentanyl, which is obviously deadly and dangerous."
Drugs Laced With Fentanyl Linked To Over 70 Deaths In Southeast MichiganAuthorities say most of the users who died from the contaminated drugs were unaware that they had been laced with Fentanyl.
'Families Against Narcotics' Looks To Give Hope To Those With Drug AddictionsExecutive Director Andrew Fortunato says FAN was life-changing for him and knows it can have the same effect on others.
Heroin Addiction Increasingly Becoming A Young, White, Midwest IssueThe face of heroin abuse in America is increasingly being seen among white teenagers and young adults from the Midwest.
3 Die Of Drug Overdose In 7 Hours In Oakland CountyOakland County Sheriff's officials say illegal drugs are to blame for three deaths within a seven hour span Wednesday
Oakland County Hosts Forum To Address Growing Heroin EpidemicSheriff Mike Bouchard says they've seen a 300 percent increase in the number of heroin-related cases in Oakland County.
Buying Heroin In Birmingham 'So Easy' Says Local Mom"It was just very easy to go to downtown Birmingham, for $10 you buy a little packet and it's all there."
Study Reports Substance Abuse Among Some Doctors On The Rise It's a serious public health problem, but when doctors abuse drugs, it can also put patients at risk.