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Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it's too soon to declare victory.
The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, Connecticut, as officials try to determine exactly what sickened people.
Cape Fear Community College will launch a Human Services Technology Substance Abuse Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program starting this school year.
Pop star Demi Lovato addressed fans on Instagram for the first time since her apparent drug overdose last month.
New details are emerging about what happened before singer Demi Lovato's apparent overdose on Tuesday.
Officers for the Horry County Police Department have administered Narcan 23 times, saving 22 lives since getting the medicine in July 2017.
High Point firefighter Dustin Reid responded to a call he would never forget, describing it as a "total nightmare."
A woman was found dead in a Wilmington motel late Monday night, according to Wilmington Police.