OPIOIDS

On a Saturday morning in July, Pedro Alvarez distributes latex gloves, red sharps containers and gadgets with mechanical claws to six people...

Sheryl and David Holmes took drastic steps when they realized their son Caleb was in trouble with opioids. They removed his bedroom door from its...

AMHERST — Although deaths from opioid overdoses appear to be receding statewide, health experts say the problem continues to worsen in western...

SOUTH DEERFIELD — The South Deerfield man charged with five counts of distributing fentanyl and five counts of selling counterfeit drugs pleaded...

SOUTH DEERFIELD — The South Deerfield man being charged with five counts of distributing fentanyl and five counts of selling counterfeit drugs has...

Medication-assisted treatment for inmates at the Franklin County Jail was seen as a factor in a 60 percent drop in countywide opioid-related deaths...

Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation

7/16/18

BOSTON — Judges in Massachusetts can order people with addiction to remain drug free as a condition of probation and jail defendants for failing to...

BOSTON — Education and opioid bills are on the House’s agenda for this week, Speaker Robert DeLeo said Monday.The House scheduled three formal...

GREENFIELD — Jenny has been clean for about 11 months. She lives in a sober home in Greenfield.When Jenny got out of jail, her counselor helped...

GREENFIELD — A recovery friendly resource fair will be held today from 10 a.m. to noon at Greenfield Community College, bringing together the...

BOSTON — Massachusetts sued the maker of prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin and its executives on Tuesday, accusing the company of spinning a...

BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker bent down and pumped his fist at the mere mention by Speaker Robert DeLeo of his opioid abuse prevention bill, but with...

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