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New Hanover County has become the first in our area to file a federal lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic.
NC Attorney General Josh Stein awarded 11 North Carolinians, including two from our area, who have helped in battling the opioid crisis with Dogwood awards.
The city says they will join more than eighty other localities from nine other states that are going on similar legal routes.
A community celebration was held Saturday in order to continue bringing awareness to addiction recovery.
Opioids is the leading cause of death for people under 50. That's the message delivered by a New Hanover County Commissioner today. That's why two governments are joining forces.
In an effort to encourage the proper disposal of unwanted medications, New Hanover Regional is hosting a four-county medication disposal event.
The Governor updated those at the Coastal Horizon's dinner of his administrations efforts to handle the ongoing drug overdose epidemic.
A concert to bring awareness to the opioid crisis and give help to those who need it. That was the mission tonight for heart of Wilmington.
According to Gov. Roy Cooper's county-by-county statistics about the opioid crisis, in 2015, there were more than 1,100 opioid related deaths.