Alabama has the nation's highest rate of opioid prescriptions—nearly double the national rate.
The man was allegedly selling fentanyl, one of many opioids connection to over 100 deaths in the U.S. each day.
The COVID-19 pandemic will trigger a "tsunami" of suicides, drug overdoses, domestic violence and depression, experts say.
The opioid overdose epidemic kills 130 Americans every day on average, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Researchers looked at data from all 55 U.S. poison centres.
Trump has repeatedly called on China to do more to stem the flow of fentanyl into the U.S., where it is helping drive the opioid crisis.
Scientists studied mice and human tissue in the hope of one day creating a medication to treat IBS.
James "Poppa" Jenkins Jr., of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, was taken to North Okaloosa Medical Center for evaluation after he complained of chest pain following his arrest.
The dragnet, nicknamed by officers as "the Devil's Highway" has resulted in the arrest of 38 individuals.
Kentucky's Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon is facing trial after allegedly stealing opioids.
The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, which created the infamous opioid painkiller OxyContin
The rate has quadrupled in recent years, a new government report revealed. Moms may try to hide their use in order to avoid potential punishment, but that also prevents them from seeking help.
Narcan rapidly reverses the effects of an overdose from opioids such as heroin, methadone, fentanyl and morphine.
Elizabeth Eden was held in hospital for five days after she tested positive for opioids after eating a bagel on the morning of her daughter's birth.
As dementia affects a person's ability to communicate, managing pain can be particularly difficult.
This is a crisis—but we won't find the remedy in more punitive measures that take us back to the war on drugs.
Using crypto-currency and an underground network of nearly-untraceable websites, people get what they need.
President Donald Trump signed a proclamation announcing May 7 as "Be Best" day.
"I remember when [Trump] was running for president, he talked about how beautiful New Hampshire was and how the drug problem here didn't make sense, and I agreed," said Rachel Behrens, who lives in the Manchester area and lost her 19-year-old son to a Fentanyl overdose last year. "At that time my son was alive, and now he isn't. It's way too late."
Miami-Dade County became the latest in a slew of counties and cities seeking litigation against the pharmaceutical industry for its alleged role in the opioid crisis.