Frontline Workers Trying To Fix Overdose Crises With Overdoses Increasing By Nearly 20% In MichiganThe opioid epidemic is trending in the wrong direction as overdose deaths continue to rise jumping nearly 30 percent from last year across the country.
CDC: Michigan Sees 19% Increase In Drug Overdose DeathsAuthorities say the synthetic opioid fentanyl is linked to more deaths than any other drug.
Early Investigation Shows Justin Townes Earle's Death Probable OverdoseHe wrote often of loneliness, flight and forgiveness, and he was open in interviews about his rough childhood and his addictions.
Legislature OKs Bill To Shield Drug Users When 911 Is CalledDrug overdose deaths in Michigan increased by 14 percent to more than 1,700 in 2014, the last year for which data is available.
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.
Police: Woman Likely Died Of Drug Overdose After Killing DadInvestigators believe a 31-year-old woman fatally stabbed her father before dying of a possible drug overdose in Pontiac.
Downriver Woman Charged In Nephew's Drug DeathA 52-year-old Downriver woman is facing serious charges in connection with the death of her 32-year-old nephew.
Anti-Overdose Nasal Spray Helps Save 9 Lives From Drug Deaths In 2 WeeksA tool to combat deaths from drug overdoses is paying off, but police say there's still much work to be done in the battle against drugs.
Report: Michigan Among 14 States With Rise In Drug Overdose DeathsDrug overdoses — particularly those from prescription opioid painkillers — has become a priority issue for the CDC.
Snyder OKs Immunity For Reporting Prescription Drug OverdoseSuspected drug dealers will not qualify.
House OKs Bill Shielding Youth Who Report Drug OverdosesPeople under age 21 could avoid prescription drug-related criminal charges when reporting a medical emergency under legislation advancing in Michigan.