Johnson & Johnson At Center Of Landmark Trial Against Drug Makers Tied To Opioid CrisisOpening statements were made Tuesday in a landmark trial that could determine whether states can hold drug makers responsible for the opioid crisis.
Suffolk County High School Known For Athletics Excellence To Train All Coaches To Spot Substance AbuseThere's a new form of teamwork in the battle against substance abuse. High school coaches on Long Island have been enlisted to help spot drug and alcohol abusers and respond with support.
New Partnership Hopes To Help Tackle Opioid Crisis In Nassau CountyDistrict Attorney Madeline Singas launched what she calls a life saving partnership between Northwell Health, Nassau University Medical Center and Mary Havens New Hope Crisis Center.
New York To Sue Family Behind OxyContin Production, MarketingThe state's attorney general filed the nation's most extensive lawsuit against drug makers for allegedly creating the opioid epidemic.
N.J. Authorities Bust Major Opioid Mill Linked To More Than 225 OverdosesState Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said the operation supplied 15,000 doses of heroin and fentanyl a day and was run from a luxury apartment in Harrison.
New Hope For New Mothers Struggling With Opioid AddictionThe surprising face of the opioid crisis is a group you wouldn't think would be addicted. It's new mothers and new research shows the epidemic can be especially deadly for them.
Fentanyl Now The Deadliest Drug In The United States, CDC SaysThe drug overdose crisis is tightening its grip on the United States, with opioids taking a brutal toll according to a new government report.
Trump: Political Violence Has 'No Place' In The U.S.None of the packages reached their intended targets, and federal authorities are investigating.
'Drug Dealers In White Coats': 5 Doctors, Pharmacist Among Those Charged With Distributing Millions Of Oxycodone Pills"Part of what is driving this opioid epidemic is a prescription epidemic," said Geoffrey Berman, US Attorney for Southern District of New York.
President Trump Discusses Global Drug Problem At United Nations"The scourge of drug addiction continues to claim too many lives in the United States and in nations around the world," Trump said.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
New York Patients Using Opioids May Qualify For Medical Marijuana SoonNew Yorkers with an opioid prescription may soon qualify to join the state's medical marijuana program.
Beyond Death, Opioid Victim Inspires Brother To Spread Awareness Across AmericaFollowing his sister's overdose death, Brett Bramble is walking across the country to educate and lend support to those still struggling.
New Hope In Opioid Crisis? Researchers Believe They Are Close To A Non-Addictive PainkillerThe team said it wanted to make a drug that is a total replacement for the opioids currently on the market.
Study: Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Now Outpacing Drunk Driving CrashesAccording to a new report in 2016, alcohol was involved in 38 percent of driver deaths while 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs.