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Many of North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s lasting achievements in 2019 stem from keeping Republican policies from ever getting implemented.
Accidental overdoses cause 90% of all U.S. opioid-related deaths while suicides account for far fewer of these fatalities than previously thought, a new analysis published Tuesday suggests.
The opioid epidemic continues to destroy the lives of people across the Cape Fear, but Coastal Horizons Center has put their team to work to combat it.
Last week, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and city attorney John Joye along with County Commissioner Woody White, traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to discuss an ongoing lawsuit focused on the opioid epidemic in our community.
A North Carolina deputy police chief is traveling to Washington, D.C., to discuss the opioid crisis with U.S. House lawmakers.
Wednesday night in Elizabethtown, Lower Cape Fear Hospice held an event on opioid abuse, meant to educate people on the difference between pain management and addition.
With the current opioid epidemic, the Wilmington Treatment Center continues to expand.
President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to battle the deadly epidemic of opioid drug abuse "until our job is done" and he claimed progress even though it is unclear whether the crisis has diminished.
Narcan can now be obtained in vending machines in the Las Vegas.