Proposed Wheaton Residential Drug Rehab Facility Draws ConcernsWhile nearly 80 people were killed by opioids in DuPage County in 2017, when it comes to treatment, some are saying "not in my backyard."
Chicago Surgeon Sets Up Medication Disposal ProgramDr. Jonah Stulberg is taking steps to ensure highly-addictive opioid medications don't fall into the wrong hands.
Gov. Rauner Launches 24/7 Helpline To Combat Opioid EpidemicThe statewide helpline will provide immediate assistance for those impacted by addiction to opioids and other substances.
Are Drug Companies Playing A Role In The Opioid Crisis?A recovering opioid addict said he feels betrayed by his doctor, and he's not alone.
$1M Grant Going Towards Research To Fight Opioid CrisisA Springfield researcher is looking into ways to fight the opioid crisis with help from a $1 million federal grant.
Few Opioid-Addicted Youth Get Standard Treatment MedicationOnly 1 in 4 teens and young adults with opioid addiction receive recommended treatment medication despite having good health insurance, according to a study that suggests doctors are not keeping up with the needs of youth caught up in the worst addiction crisis in U.S. history.