Pennsylvania Launches New Initiative To Help Combat Opioid EpidemicPennsylvania has just launched a new online tool called the Opioid Data Dashboard, which shows opioid overdose data county-by-county.
‘Scared Straight’ Program In Glassport Aims To Show Effects Of Drug AddictionOrganizers of an event called the “Reality Tour” were hoping to get the message across that even a small amount of drugs could kill you.
School District Begins Campaign To Fight Drug Addiction With Documentary ScreeningThe Baldwin-Whitehall School District is vowing to stand on the front lines of the battle of the growing drug addiction epidemic.
Investigation Continues Into Rehab Center Patient’s DeathThe investigation continues today into the death of a Fayette County rehab facility patient who was discovered in a pond over the weekend.
Westmoreland Co. Looking To Tackle Addiction Issues With Drug CourtExperts say people dealing with hardcore addiction issues and the judicial system have a pattern of arrest, court, jail, release – arrest, court, jail, release.
Physician Groups, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of FDA’s Approval Of Pain KillerA new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It's called Zohydro. It's the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.
Child Calls 911, Saves Dad And Grandma High On HeroinA 10-year-old boy called 911 and possibly saved the life of his father and grandmother, who police say had passed out in a bathroom while doing heroin.