‘We have to fight for each other’

ANDERSON — Elliot Hughes was slow to speak at first, acknowledging that he wasn’t expecting to see around 100 people at first International Overdose Awareness Day event in Anderson. Hughes, who is in recovery from…

Remembering the thousands we have lost to addiction

Remembering the thousands we have lost to addiction Thursday is International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event held every Aug. 31 to raise awareness about overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths. The opioid…

Addiction News Week In Review:: Episode 1

Fentanyl Overtakes Heroin as Leading Cause of US Drug Deaths - New York Times Fentanyl Overtakes Heroin as Leading Cause of US Drug DeathsDeaths involving prescription opioids continue to rise, but many of those deaths…

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 2017 as…

September is the month that agencies and centers dedicated to helping those struggling with addiction, take this month to recognize addiction and recovery. Many Americans struggle with alcohol and drug addiction. American families are impacted…

Manatee County sets Tuesday meeting to deal with…

MANATEE- The Manatee County Government Department of Public Safety will hold a town hall-style meeting regarding the resurgence of heroin overdoses at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Public Safety Center, 2101 47th Terrace E., Bradenton. James…

Man accused of causing serious crash while on…

  Man accused of causing serious crash while on heroin Chambersburg Public Opinion CHAMBERSBURG - A Waynesboro man is due in court Tuesday, accused of driving into a woman's vehicle while he had heroin in…