Mothers using methadone for opioid addiction face unprecedented hassles, and their children are frequently given a standard of care far different than what experts recommend.
Officials in the state of Maryland believe drug education could be the key to reducing opioid-related deaths.
The Cleveland VA has created a system that is helping to reduce the overall reliance on opioid painkillers for veterans with chronic pain.
The short documentary profiles a street missionary, a judge and a fire chief who are doing everything they can to fight the opioid crisis.
One community task force is taking a different approach to raising awareness about the increase of meth use in the area.
"Every one of my bad drinking partners are all dead. No one’s come back and said, ‘Hi, Oz, it’s cooler on this side. Come and join us.’”
“I destroyed certain jobs, there were some where I was really high and it was bad. It was really bad.”
The pain of withdrawal is so feared that many people who abuse substances will continue using to avoid it.
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King's greatest fear was not being able to write without being under the influence.