White House launches new effort to prevent opioid overdose

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House has launched a nationwide call-to-action to save lives from opioid overdoses.In its Wednesday announcement, the Biden-Harris Administration said it hopes the new effort will help get Naloxone, a drug meant to reverse opioid overdose, into as many communities as... Read More.

Overdose crisis reaches historic levels in New York City

(NEW YORK) -- The overdose crisis has reached historic levels in New York City, according to new data from the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.Provisional data shows there were 3,026 overdose deaths in New York City in 2022, the highest total since... Read More.

Accidental overdose killed ‘Euphoria’ star Angus Cloud

Investigators have determined a cause of death for Euphoria star Angus Cloud on July 31, and it appears to have been a tragic accident.A representative for the Alameda County coroner's office told ABC Audio that the actor's death on July 21 was caused by... Read More.

Man sentenced in overdose death of Michael K. Williams

A man has been sentenced to over two years in prison for his involvement in the overdose death of actor Michael K. Williams.According to WABC, federal prosecutors said Carlos Macci, 71, is among four people who sold drugs in Brooklyn, including the drugs that claimed... Read More.