A historic Bolton Hill church is bringing in the city’s top public health official this Sunday for a post-sermon chat and tutorial for administering the life-saving drug naloxone.
In a staggering look at the opioid crisis gripping the state, a little more than half of Marylanders say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids, according to a new poll.
The City of Baltimore plans to file its own lawsuit today against the makers of Oxycontin and other addictive pain pills in an attempt to hold them accountable for the deadly and worsening opioid epidemic.
As fatal overdoses continue to climb in Maryland, heroin’s contribution to the epidemic is diminishing as its more potent cousin, fentanyl, assumes a larger role, data show.
City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen says Gov. Larry Hogan’s planned study about whether to turn the shuttered Baltimore Men’s Detention Center into a drug treatment facility is unnecessary, as plenty inmates are already suffering from opioid dependence.
Two counties bordering Baltimore are suing pharmaceutical firms and distributors for contributing to the deadly opioid crisis that’s hit Maryland.
A former president will be in the building on Monday in East Baltimore to talk about American’s worsening and deadly painkiller abuse problem.