NCADA News: National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Screens “Super Bowl” PSAs

St. Louis, MO (STL.News) – For the past four years, the National Council on Alcoholism and…

Major opioid maker to pay for overdose-antidote development

A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking the addiction and overdose…

LOS ANGELES | Pop star Demi Lovato vows to keep fighting addiction

LOS ANGELES— In her first public comments since an overdose put her into the hospital, singer…

Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro Announces Treatment Outreach Initiative

SOMERSET, PA – Partnering with local law enforcement including Somerset County District Attorney Lisa Lazzari-Strasiser and…

Former “Techies” fighting technology addiction

Silicon Valley, CA (STL.News) Technology has provided countless advancements to the planet, for thousands of years. …

Battling the National Opioid Epidemic Crisis

New National Efforts to Combat the Widespread Drug Overdose Opioid Epidemic in the Country The United…

US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of decline

NEW YORK/August 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — After years of decline, teen deaths from drug overdoses have…

South Carolina sues drug manufacturer over opioid crisis

COLUMBIA, SC/August 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — South Carolina has become the latest state to accuse a…

Opioid prescribing is falling in the US, but not everywhere

NEW YORK/July 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Overall opioid prescription rates have been falling in recent years,…

Painkiller maker stops sales at FDA request because of abuse

July 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) The maker of opioid painkiller Opana ER is pulling the drug off…

A Nation in Pain: Focus on Medicaid – Express Scripts

ST. LOUIS, MO/June 22, 2017 (STL.News) Express Scripts — Our nation’s unprecedented opioid epidemic has been…

Simmons Hanly Conroy Files Lawsuit for New York’s Schenectady County against Drug Companies over Opioid Epidemic and Addiction

Similar lawsuits also pending on behalf of New York’s Broome, Erie, Dutchess, Orange, Seneca, Suffolk and…

Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

CHICAGO (AP)(STL.News) — Opioid: Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in…

FHHS Hosted Heroin/Opioid Town Hall

ST. LOUIS, MO/April 12, 2017 (STL.News) Efforts continue to raise awareness about the dangerous heroin and…