A 15-year-old student at Bernstein High School is dead and another teen was hospitalized after overdosing on pills they purchased at Lexington Park in Hollywood. Investigators say the pills were laced with fentanyl.
Police responded to the junior high after the school reported that a student was in possession of about 150 fentanyl pills disguised as Percocet.
The colorful narcotics were seized by the Drug Enforcement Administration in 18 different states this month alone.
Robert Gilliam says he and his wife are putting drug dealers on notice after their 22-year-old daughter died from an overdose.
GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert, a freshman representing Colorado’s 3rd district, is pushing to classify the synthetic opioid fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction.
Police in Lorain, Ohio, shared a photo of a seized fentanyl pill pressed with what appears to look like the word “Tylenol.”
An estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, topping deaths from car crashes, guns and even flu and pneumonia, CDC data shows.
Only the national tobacco settlement in 1998 involved a greater amount of money.
The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said two men were saved in Pontiac on Monday from overdoses, one of whom needed five doses of Naloxone to be revived.
Michigan's new string of digital ads and videos aimed at curbing opioid addiction frames the promotion around the benefits of harm reduction services, rather than the drawbacks of drug use.
Beginning Friday, some of the doors that Allen Park police will be knocking on will be victims of drug abuse. They'll come equipped with an offer to help. If the person agrees, professionals will begin administering long-term treatment.
A U.S. Attorney said 26 people have been charged in a major drug pipeline bust which fueled at least $2.5 million of oxycodone pills from Detroit into American Indian reservations in North Dakota
Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday to three criminal charges, formally admitting its role in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades.
Opioid overdoses are surging during the COVID-19 pandemic in Michigan.
Nineteen people from metro Detroit, including doctors and pharmacists, have been indicted in an illegal opioid distribution conspiracy totaling around $41 million.
A nonprofit will mail you narcan for free, amid the coronavirus pandemic spreading across Michigan.
Michigan is beginning to roll out the 10 million dollar infusion it was awarded in 2019 to fight the opioid crisis, months after the commitment was announced.
A nonprofit announced Monday a new plan to offer respite for people addicted to opioids. Working in conjunction with Sterling Heights police, people who overdose will be offered help the same day emergency responders see them.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel are announcing a next step to take in the fight against Michigan's opioid epidemic.
Overdose deaths have declined in Michigan for the first time in six years. The Department of Health and Human Services announced the news Friday afternoon, with a 3.2 percent drop from 2017.