Firefighters At Engine 43 In Center City Host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day EventOne way communities are trying to buck the opioid epidemic is with prescription drug take back days.
'Where Else Are You Going To Have It': Kensington Community Engages In Heated Debate Over Possible Safe-Injection SiteA heated debate over a possible safe-injection site in Kensington has community members and leaders up in arms.
Safehouse May Soon Get Lease For Nation's First Safe-Injection Site In PhiladelphiaThe city with the highest opioid death rate of any large city in the United States could soon become the location of the nation's first supervised drug injection site.
Pennsylvania Receiving $10 Million Donation From Michael Bloomberg To Fight Opioid EpidemicPennsylvania will be the first state to receive a big donation to help fight the opioid epidemic.
Red Cross Launches First Aid Course For Opioid OverdosesThe American Red Cross has launched a new first aid course to combat the opioid epidemic.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn Addresses Opioid EpidemicAttorney General Matt Denn took part in a panel discussion at a conference held by the University of Pennsylvania Law School on Friday.
New Jersey Opioid Prescriptions Could Come With Stern Warning LabelsA bill making its way through the New Jersey legislature would require strict warning labels on all prescriptions for opioids in the Garden State.
Regional Task Force Is Formed To Take On Opioid CrisisThe U.S. Attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania has announced the formation of a regional task force to take on the opioid crisis.
Philadelphia Joins Lawsuit Blaming Opioid Manufacturers For Health CrisisThe suit charges the industry with deceptive marketing practices.
South Jersey Looks To Fight Opioid Abuse With DEA's New '360 Strategy'The 360 Strategy is a three-pronged approach to fighting opioid abuse by having law enforcement, hospitals, and the community leaders work together.
Burlington County Firm Gets $10M Contract From NJ For Opioid Treatment ProgramIn the waning days of the Christie Administration, the state of New Jersey is handing out multi-million dollar grants to agencies addressing the opioid epidemic, an issue close to the heart of the outgoing governor.
Officials: 11 Died From Drug Overdoses Over Thanksgiving Weekend In DelawareOn Tuesday, Governor Wolf stopped by the Independence Blue Cross Foundation in Philadelphia to talk about the state's opioid epidemic.
Delaware County Authorities Unveil New Tool To Help Protect Police, First RespondersPolice and first responders in Delaware County have a new tool that detects chemical compounds to identify drugs, explosives or other materials.
Trump Declares Opioid Epidemic National Public Health EmergencyTrump stressed the need to crack down on those Americans who are buying illegal drugs, stressing the need to link enforcement with stopping abuse in the first place.