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The retail chain said Wednesday that its pharmacies will offer a free kit that allows patients to safely throw out unused opioid prescription pills at home.
Officials received multiple calls about two male suspects passed out in the travel lane of Randall Parkway with two children in the back seat.
The sheriff of Clermont County firmly believes it's a call of duty for his deputies to carry a nasal spray that brings people back from the brink of death by drug overdose.
The state has purchased the additional naloxone, which can reverse opioid overdose, to help reduce the number of opioid-related deaths in North Carolina.
It is part of Walgreens' initiative to combat drug abuse. Narcan is used in the event of an opioid overdose and is administered as a nasal spray.
Opioid use is an epidemic in the Cape Fear area and one local group is working to change that.
A lot of people know opioid abuse is a huge problem across the Cape Fear. While there are task forces, quick response teams health organizations and other various efforts being made to combat the epidemic, another large issue is actually getting into rehab.
Opioid abuse is a growing problem across the nation and Wilmington is at the top of the list.
A Wilmington man faces several charges after crashing into several cars on Market Street.