The world's first biometric opioid vending machine was recently launched in Vancouver, British Columbia, in an attempt to reduce overdose deaths.
The "weird" 36-year-old man had images of child rape and other extreme pornography on a phone he stole from an elderly woman.
Maurice "Reese Him Daddie" Willoughby was the subject of a viral video when he defended his relationship after being bullied for dating a trans woman.
The 54-year-old was rushed to a local hospital in L.A. after paramedics found him with self-inflicted wounds to the stomach.
Written by Sam Levinson, the controversial new HBO show stars Zendaya as a recovering teen drug addict.
Anxiety, depression and drug addiction are the leading problems in a deepening mental health crisis among America's young people.
This is a crisis—but we won't find the remedy in more punitive measures that take us back to the war on drugs.
Canada's Public Health Agency estimated that around 4,000 people died from opioids last year.
"It means nothing if it has no funding to push it forward," Kennedy said.
Tramadol is legal in Britain with a proper prescription, but it's a banned substance in Egypt, where it's considered the country's most abused drug.
State-level regulations and local authorities have most of the say about how available a drug called naloxone is to the general public.
"There is no legitimate explanation for numbers on this scale," Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree said in a statement.
We know of the time before crack. We are not yet in the time after.
When law enforcement and physicians started cracking down on prescription opiates, they created scarcity in the marketplace. Enter heroin, which is now more affordable than prescription pain pills.
A substance with many names—K2, spice, synthetic marijuana—ropes in users by comparing itself to cannabis, but it's infinitely more unsafe.
Lawmakers plan to move the landmark bill to President Obama before the summer.
Prince was reportedly attempting to kick an addiction to painkillers days before his death.
Deaths from the synthetic opiate look like early signs of a lethal new chapter in the U.S.'s surging addiction crisis.
A new mouse study identifies the way this drug kills neurons, as well as a possible antidote for its deadly effects.
Only 1 in 4 of them has received professional help.