In Chesterfield County, heroin overdoses are rising at an alarming rate. It’s why officials there are hoping to raise awareness through a po…
Virginia’s attorney general and the top attorneys in other states are investigating whether opioid manufacturers have used unlawful marketin…
Melissa Jones is on a mission to break doctors of their habit, and in the process try to turn the tide of the painkiller epidemic that has e…
It can look like a chunk of concrete or a powdery cement mix, and just one dose can be lethal.
At the Bayview Physicians Group clinic in Chesapeake, Dr. Jeff Forman looks over electronic health records with new software: NarxCare.
It encourages people to “bounce back” from addiction.
Richmond Adult Drug Court is a weapon in the fight against opioid addiction.
Just as hospitals see babies born into addiction, children are also left behind when a loved one overdoses.
In the event that an EMT is exposed to something dangerous, Richmond Ambulance Authority says it has a thorough occupational health assessme…
In 2016, more than 600 Virginians died from drugs laced with fentanyl — a tenfold increase since 2011.
Naloxone is available in Virginia without a prescription.
The non-profit is working to fight the opioid epidemic in Virginia by offering free drug rehabilitation to those looking for help.
Virginia health officials have identified a significant increase in fatal drug overdoses between 2015 and 2016.
Next week marks one year since Jenny Derr lost her son, Billy. He overdosed at the age of 24.
Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother’s purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resis…
Hepatitis C cases are surging in the Commonwealth, another effect of the ongoing opioid crisis.