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Recovering addict offers advice as heroin overdoses spike in Wilmington

Wilmington Police and Coastal Horizons are warning people that overdoses are on the rise in the area.

Wilmington PD sees spike in heroin overdoses in last two weeks

The Wilmington Police Department and Coastal Horizons Center are warning Wilmington residents and visitors that heroin overdoses have spiked within the last two weeks.

Wilmington’s only state-funded crisis and detox facility to close in October

The Harbor, RHA Behavioral Health’s Facility-Based Crisis and Detoxification Center in Wilmington, will not be accepting admissions or referrals after October 23, 2020.

North Carolina couple linked to overdose death plead guilty

A North Carolina doctor and his wife linked to a man’s overdose death in Virginia have pleaded guilty to federal drug charges.

Death by distribution law in effect in North Carolina

A new law recently took effect in North Carolina that officials say will work to curb drug dealing.

Most US opioid overdose deaths accidental, 4% are suicide

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.

ONE YEAR: Quick Response Team helps 120+ people get drug treatment

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.

Wilmington Mayor Saffo talks ongoing opioid lawsuit

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.

Autopsy shows judge died of fentanyl, heroin overdose

An autopsy report shows a North Carolina judge died of a fentanyl and heroin overdose.

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