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.
A class of six just graduated from Davidson County’s drug treatment court.
Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) announced Friday that she has created a task force on opioid and prescription drug abuse.
Some states have begun requiring instruction about prescription drugs and heroin, and districts are updating their anti-drug teachings.
About 6 out of 10 drug overdose deaths involve an opioid, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.