Fayette Co. Fourth Grader Who Asks For Donations For Her Birthday Collects Hundreds Of Pounds Of FoodA Fayette County fourth grader who lost her mother to an accidental heroin overdose used her birthday as a chance to give back to the community and raise awareness about addiction.
Doctors At West Virginia University Trying To Change How Addiction Is Treated By Using Deep Brain StimulationDoctors are testing to see if deep brain stimulation is an effective treatment for addiction.
‘Literally Saved My Life’: Allegheny Co. Veterans Court Helps Struggling Veterans Charged With CrimesFor the last ten years, the Fifth Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas has run a program called the Veterans Court.
W. Va. Joining Pilot Program To Create Ratings System For Addiction Treatment ProgramsWest Virginia will be part of a national pilot project to create a rating system to judge the quality of the state's addiction treatment programs.
How Much Video Game Time Is Too Much? Ways Parents Can Combat Their Child's 'Fortnite' AddictionParents across the country are complaining that Fortnite and other video games have taken over their children's lives to the point that some have become addicted.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese To Host Addiction Recovery MinistryThe Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese will launch an addiction recovery ministry next week.
KDKA Investigates: Alarming Number Of Teens Becoming Addicted To Nicotine Through VapingLocal schools say vaping is becoming a huge problem among students, and experts add that teen nicotine addiction is up dramatically because of it.
Needle Exchange Program Proposed For Carrick Receiving BacklashThey say they are two unlikely allies, a pastor and a former construction worker, but their faith binds them together and so does their broken past.
Company Accused Of Fueling Opioid Epidemic Receives Patent For Drug To Treat AddictionPurdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has received a patent designed to treat opioid addiction.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Mother Tells Opioid Summit Of Daughter's Battle With Addiction: 'Not Every Story Has To End Like Casey's'The number of fatal drug overdoses has gone way up in Western Pennsylvania in recent years, but a mother who has a very personal story to tell is hoping to make a difference.
Study Examines Growing Concerns About Teenagers And Smartphone AddictionThere is growing concern about cell phone addiction and young people.
Pittsburgh Tech Company Aiming To Help Recovering Addicts With Wearable DeviceA new, wearable device is the brainchild of a local tech company called Behaivior, which is located at Carnegie Mellon University.
Woman Jailed After Heroin Overdose Working To Get Sober For Herself & 3 KidsRikki Ours was arrested when police found her lying on top of her infant after overdosing on heroin. Now, she's fighting to get sober once and for all.
‘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.