Many end up falling off of the wagon while waiting to get treatment.
Every 25 seconds, a baby is born hooked on drugs in the United States.
“The widespread opioid abuse and addiction is partly the consequence of that campaign,” Dr. James Thompson said.
Herring helped pass a law in 2015 letting first responders carry the overdose-reversing drug Naloxone.
We’re talking to addicts, doctors and lawmakers and asking how did this happen? What is Virginia doing to address it? And what help is avail…
Tonight on 8News at 5:30, we’re digging into the opioid crisis that is crippling our community.
“There is hope. Just make a phone call.”