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.
20-Year-Old Lake Orion Man Charged With Supplying Drugs To 3 Teens Found Dead From Overdosing In Hotel RoomA 20-year-old Lake Orion man has been charged with supplying drugs to three teens who were found dead from overdosing in a hotel room.
Fentanyl Is The Deadliest Drug In America, CDC ConfirmsEvery 8 minutes someone dies from an accidental drug overdose. Most of the time, it's from fentanyl.
Demi Lovato Hospitalized for Reported OverdoseDemi Lovato was hospitalized on Tuesday for a reported overdose on heroin, TMZ reports.
Deadly Overdose Sending Elderly Rochester Hills Doctor to PrisonA local 28-year-old woman is dead after overdosing and the family believes a "pill pushing" Rochester Hills doctor is behind her demise, according to a media report.
Police Use Narcan To Save Troy Man Who OverdosedNarcan was administered and the man was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Troy.
Official Says Prince Died Of Opioid OverdoseThe 57-year-old singer was found dead April 21 at his Minneapolis-area estate.
"Ya'll Need To Stop Coming Down Here!": Video Of Apparent Drug Overdose Crash In Detroit Goes ViralThe woman, who still has a needle stuck in her leg, stirs a bit and coughs as a man pours water on her face.
Some Lawmakers Say Some Police Ill-Equipped For OverdosesThe bill's sponsor says some rural police aren't properly equipped to rescue people undergoing heroin or prescription opioid overdoses.
Jury Convicts Mother In Boy's Death From Benadryl OverdoseInvestigators say the 16-month-old boy had at least 10 times the normal amount of the medication in his system.
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.
Charges Filed Against 4 People In 3 Drug Overdose DeathsThe overdoses involved heroin, fentanyl and Vicodin, another powerful painkiller.
Michigan Woman's Estate Gets $3M In Overdose DeathA judge has awarded a $3 million settlement to the estate of a woman who died of a narcotics overdose while undergoing physical rehabilitation at a facility in metro Detroit.
Heroin Use Up 300 Percent In Oakland CountyHaving seen a dramatic increase in the number of cases involving heroin, the Oakland County Sheriff's office will be teaming up in the coming week with other law enforcement agencies to host a seminar aimed at educating the public on the dangers to teens.
Heroin Use Up 300 Percent In Oakland CountyBouchard says heroin use often begins as a replacement for prescription drug abuse.