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Walmart is giving away free opioid disposal kits

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.

Hampstead men arrested for DWI, drug charges and child abuse

Officials received multiple calls about two male suspects passed out in the travel lane of Randall Parkway with two children in the back seat.

On the front lines of drug crisis, US police split on Narcan

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.

State distributes 40K doses of naloxone to fight opioid epidemic

The state has purchased the additional naloxone, which can reverse opioid overdose, to help reduce the number of opioid-related deaths in North Carolina.

Walgreens to carry Narcan in initiative to fight opioid abuse

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.

Local group aims to fight opioid abuse in Brunswick Co.

Opioid use is an epidemic in the Cape Fear area and one local group is working to change that.

WWAY INVESTIGATES: The challenges addicts face trying to get help

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.

WWAY INVESTIGATION: Is Narcan helping or hurting opioid epidemic?

Opioid abuse is a growing problem across the nation and Wilmington is at the top of the list.

Wilmington police say Narcan used on suspect who crashed into 4 cars, drove off

A Wilmington man faces several charges after crashing into several cars on Market Street.

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