In 2015, more than 1,400 people died from opioid overdoses.
Dr. Llodya Williamson with the Mental Health Center spoke about some of the resources available to Nashvillians struggling with opioid addic…
Jason Moore, a fifth teacher at Hickory Creek Elementary in McMinnville, allegedly bought Percocet while on campus.
According to the arrest report, they were in a small car injecting medicine prescribed to treat opioid addiction.
This year, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day takes place on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Ashland City police chief confirmed the little girl was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The 24th Judicial District Drug Task Force made the stop on Interstate 40 in Decatur County, arresting two people from Texas.
President Donald Trump vows to step up efforts to combat the nation’s opioid addiction crisis.
Opioids provide relief for people in chronic pain, but they’re also the leading killer in the current epidemic.
A new health study finds the first prescription that patients get for opioid painkillers has a large influence on their risk of long-term us…
These are some of the youngest victims of the nation’s opioid epidemic — children under age 5 who die after swallowing opioids
The newly released data revealed many things including crimes involving both pills and heroin are on the rise, especially in East Tennessee.
While some bills have been filed by individual members separate from the task force, one of its members says other measures can be amended w…
The Cheatham County Sheriff says overdoses are a weekly occurrence.
Around 300 doctors were on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss the state’s opioid crisis.
The center says overdose deaths have been identified as a significant public health burden in the U.S. in recent years.
According to the CDC Tennessee is one of the most overprescribed states for painkillers.
Dr. Stephen Loyd said the moment he knew he was at the lowest of lows with came while teaching future doctors 13 years ago at East Tennessee…
The judge was asked by former prosecutor Rep. William Lamberth what lawmakers could do to help curb the opiate problem that occupies more th…
Speaker of the House Beth Harwell is hoping the task force can help get a handle on this growing problem.