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.
On Thursday morning, a Cheatham County deputy saved a woman’s life who had overdosed after taking four methadone pills.
House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) called for the task force to address opioid and prescription drug abuse.
The Justice Department says local street gangs in rural, suburban, and urban areas pose a low but growing threat.
She was on Suboxone, which was prescribed to help her off an opioid addiction that she’d had for more than a decade.
His fellow physicians even wrote prescriptions for him, thinking Dr. Stephen Loyd was taking the pills for legitimate reasons.
Rhonda Coffey’s 33-year-old son went missing and was found in a hotel room; he was robbed and left for dead.
The Volunteer State has the second-highest number of opioid prescriptions in the United States and consumes more opioids than most of the wo…
The ultimate goal for doctors and nurses is to help get both mom and baby healthy so they can stay together.
Tennessee’s Opioid Crisis special continued Thursday evening during a closed town hall meeting.
Adam Comer fell for an addiction to painkillers, and the urge to get high became his priority, affecting his wife Katie and their families.
Overdose deaths related to synthetic opioids – specifically Fentanyl and Tramadol – are on the rise in recent years.
The Nashville Fire Department says it spent a little more than $17,000 on Naloxone uses in the last six months of 2016.
She was 15 when she was introduced to drugs, and now Katy Mason’s parents are bringing her story to the light to help others.
News 2’s Andy Cordan went out with members of the special ops unit to see the war from the frontlines of opioids.