Broward Doctor Won't Be Charged in Connection to Overdose Death
A Broward physician won’t be facing charges following the 2018 overdose death of a young woman inside his apartment.
Vigil Honors Lives Lost to Addiction on International Overdose Day
A candlelight vigil at the University of Miami honored the lives lost to drug overdoses on International Overdose Awareness Day. NBC 6’s Jamie Guirola reports
‘There Is Help': Vigil Honors Lives Lost to Addiction on Overdose Awareness Day
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than 107,000 overdoses last year in the United States — the highest ever recorded since 2011.
Miami-Dade Woman Arrested, Charged After Child Overdoses on Drugs
A Miami-Dade woman was arrested and charged after police said a young woman was rushed to the hospital after overdosing on drugs she had accidently taken. Vickie Washington, 43, was arrested Wednesday and faces charges including drug possession and child neglect. According to an arrest report, rescue crews arrived to a home at 40 Northeast 195th Street on July 9th…
San Diego Deploying Free Narcan Vending Machines to Help Combat Opioid Epidemic
San Diego County could soon have a new weapon in its arsenal to help fight its growing problem with opioid addiction.
Mother Arrested After Child Dies From Drug Overdose
A mother was arrested after her child died from a suspect fentanyl overdose. NBC 6’s Julie Leonardi reports
Record Number of Americans Died of Overdose Deaths in 2021, CDC Says
The Centers for Disease Control revealed Wednesday that the U.S. set a grim record in 2021 with 107,000 overdose deaths.
More Than 107,000 Americans Died of an Overdose Last Year, Setting New Record
The provisional 2021 total translates to roughly one U.S. overdose death every 5 minutes.
1 Arrest Made in Spring Break Overdose
At least one person was arrested in connection with the overdose of West Point cadets in Wilton Manors
Demi Lovato Renounces ‘California Sober,' Says They Are Now ‘Sober Sober'
Pop star Demi Lovato is renouncing their “California sober” ways and says they’re now entirely sober, just three years after nearly dying during a drug overdose.