Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Illinois County Sees Its Highest Number Of Opioid OverdosesWill County in northern Illinois has seen the highest number of fatal opioid overdoses in its history.
A State Crackdown On Doctors Overprescribing Addictive And Dangerous DrugsOpioid overdoses are up 60 percent and all too often the source of those drugs are doctors, some using their medical license as a license to deal.
Mother Lost Two Sons To Opioid Abuse In Same Night, Shares Story With Thousands Of TeensAn Indiana mother lost two young sons to drugs and is now turning turning her grief into action.
City Council Denies Proposed Wheaton Drug Rehab FacilityThe Wheaton City Council turned down a substance abuse center that wanted to open an in- and out-patient center in the western suburb.
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.
Narcan: The Overdose Antidote Drawing Some BacklashNumbers provided by the state show Naloxone, also known as Narcan, use by emergency responders has increased 250 percent.
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.
Lake County Deputies Save 25th Person From Opioid Overdose This YearSheriff’s deputies administered Naloxone and the man regained consciousness and began breathing again.
Walgreens To Begin Selling Opioid Overdose Reversal DrugNaloxone, also known as Narcan, is a medicine that can reverse the effects of an overdose from opioid drugs or heroin within seconds.
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.