On Tuesday, Miss Tennessee took her tiara and her passion for the “Count it, Lock it, Drop it” initiative to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Mending Hearts is just one of dozens of treatment facilities receiving state funding.
The panel of experts consisted of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s TJ Jordan of the Drug Investigation Division, Republican Senator F…
In 2013, there were 754 opioid related deaths and that number rose to 1,186 in 2016.
News 2’s commitment to covering Tennessee’s opioid crisis began 12 months ago.
Sen. Lamar Alexander said after six months of hearings on the opioid crisis, the problem is clear.
The Tennessee Department of Health said although last year’s numbers aren’t in just yet, but more than 1,600 people died of opioid overdoses…
Tennessee has one of the highest rates of opioid prescriptions per person across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control a…
No taxpayer money is used to fund syringe service programs in Tennessee.
About one in four Americans say someone in their own family is addicted to opioids.
The message from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is clear when it comes to suspected drug dealers.
The health department has a had a warning about fentanyl on the front page of its website since last year.
The debate starts with the five-day prescription limit imposed by the Governor Haslam’s opioid bill.
Trina Frierson started Mending Hearts in 2004. At the time, she was serving women out of her house.
Join us for special reports all day Thursday as we investigate Tennessee’s opioid crisis: One year later, in every newscast.
According to the bill, if a student transfers from the recovery high school to another public school, all earned credits would transfer to t…
OxyContin has long been the world’s top-selling opioid painkiller, bringing in billions in sales for privately-held Purdue.
President Trump has declared opioids a public health emergency, making extra resources available to states
Jamestown, Tennessee is a small town located in the heart of Fentress County–an area in which opioid abuse seems to have a death grip.
While Narcan saves lives, it also costs taxpayers an increasing amount of money as the number of people and the price of the drug skyrockets…