Earlier this month the state legislature passed a bill package that was sent to Governor Snyder’s desk.
They want the companies to reimburse local governments for the costs of responding to the crisis.
Michigan has the 10th-highest per-capita rate of opioid pain reliever prescriptions in the country.
The council said its estimate is significantly larger because the epidemic has worsened, with overdose deaths doubling in the past decade
During this national day you can drop off unwanted pills or medication patches between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at several locations
Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia says Marino played a key role in passing a bill weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration’s authority …
The AGs say right now doctors are encouraged to prescribe opioids and that it’s unacceptable.
They’re asking regulators to ban pills that, when taken as directed, add up to a daily dose of more than 90 milligrams of morphine.
Needles turn up in places like parks, baseball diamonds, trails and beaches
The legislation limits the amount of opioids that can be given out.
We followed J-NET with sheriff’s deputy Andrew Sullivan, a 9-year veteran with Jackson County.
Medicaid expansion accounted for 56 percent of total Medicaid spending on substance abuse treatment in Michigan.
The research suggests that doctors are not keeping up with the needs of youth in the opioid addiction epidemic.
The Angel Program is a pre-arrest diversion program for drug addicts
Law enforcement officers have started carrying naloxone with them on drug raids, when K-9s are often sent into houses or cars to find narcot…
According to Schuette the unit is already prosecuting or has convicted more than a dozen people
Drug thefts are a growing problem at private hospitals as well as the government-run VA facilities as the illegal use of opioids has increas…
Brian’s struggle began about 10 years-ago in college when he tried heroin.
MACOMB CO., Mich (WLNS) – For many addicts, jail cells are an all too familiar scene. The last place you would think to see an addict gettin…
There’s a local program that focuses on making that journey a little easier.