Even as the opioid epidemic continues, the toll of methamphetamine use, also known as meth or crystal meth, is on the rise, too.
Suicides and drug overdoses kill US adults at twice the rate today as they did just nearly two decades ago.
The app, called Second Chance, detects overdose-related symptoms about 90 percent of the time by tracking your breathing and movement.
More than half of drug users in San Francisco’s gritty Tenderloin district say they purposely seek fentanyl, despite its dangers
In the first half of 2018, there were 81 deaths linked to fentanyl, versus 48 deaths recorded during the same time period last year, a 70% increase in deaths.
Amphetamine and opioid use in pregnancy has increased substantially over the last decade in the U.S., particularly in rural counties, a new study has found
While most mothers who get a bottle of pain pills when leaving the hospital won’t develop dependence or an addiction, some will.
With lethal amounts of fentanyl showing up in heroin and other drugs throughout the country, active drug users are at a greater risk of dying than ever before
The VA is adding naloxone kits to AED cabinets in its buildings across the country, an initiative that could become a model for other health care organizations.
Many employers — ill-equipped or unwilling to confront an issue they are at a loss to handle — turn a blind eye to addiction within their workforce.