Experts say that the pandemic and the increase of fentanyl mixed by drug dealers into other drugs are primary factors in the increase.
"I got no excuse. I take full responsibility for it," said Arthur Brun as he pleaded guilty to all charges.
"Jon is making a very brave choice to get help, and we're embracing his choice and supporting him however we can," Khan tweeted.
Former Fox News contributor Stacey Dash opened up about her drug addiction in an interview on "The Dr. Oz Show."
Next week, 36 million American households will receive their third monthly payment of the recently expanded Child Tax Credit.
John Mulaney appeared on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" to discuss his recent drug abuse, his intervention, and his relationship with Olivia Munn.
"I think there is a lot in this strategy for everyone to like," said state Senator Scott Wiener, the author of the bill. "Most important of all, it works."
We must be humble enough to admit where we've come up short, and savvy enough to tap into lessons from our past successes.
Congress should enact regulations to loosen the grip the pharmaceutical industry has on America's doctors.
The Coronavirus pandemic has earned the United States a new record for annual drug overdose deaths at 81,000, the Centers for Disease Control reported this week.
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.