Prosecutors charged an alleged drug dealer Friday in the death of a Camp Pendleton Marine found suffering an overdose in his barracks.
Trump's pledge to declare an emergency on the opioid crisis could give states more funding or reallocate more medical staff.
President Trump told reporters he's drafting an emergency declaration to deal with the national opioid overdose epidemic.
As demand for a device to deliver naloxone has increased, one company raised the price of that product nearly $4,000.
To stop the opioid epidemic, the CDC is telling doctors to cut back on opioid painkiller prescriptions, but some people just end up turning to heroin.
Carfentanil is designed to knock out animals like elephants and moose, but drug dealers are lacing heroin with it.
Fentanyl is way more potent than an equivalent dose of morphine — it's designed that way.
The note included a photo of the mom hugging her daughter's urn.
The Drug Enforcement Administration says heroin is cheaper and sometimes easier to find than prescription painkillers.
Accidents are the fourth-leading cause of death in the U.S., and drug overdoses and falls are largely to blame for higher rates.
Drug overdose deaths have increased 68 percent from 2002 to 2014, according to a study.
Organ donations from drug users have risen about 530 percent since 2005.