Sandwich Community Invited to Substance Use Disorders Forum

SANDWICH - A forum to support residents in Sandwich for topics related to substance use disorders will be held at the Sandwich Public Library on … [Read more...]

US Overdose Deaths Hit Record 107,000 Last Year, CDC Says

NEW YORK (AP) - More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, setting another tragic U.S. record. That translates to roughly one … [Read more...]

Falmouth Faith Forum Addressing Opioid Use

FALMOUTH – A faith community forum will take place in Falmouth to discuss opioid use and provide resources on overdose prevention.   The free … [Read more...]

Barnstable County Will Receive Opioid Settlement Funds

HYANNIS – Barnstable County will be receiving funds from an opioid settlement to compensate for the impact of the opioid crisis. Assistant County … [Read more...]

Purdue Pharma, US States Agree to New Opioid Settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) - OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and virtually all U.S. states have agreed to a new settlement of opioid lawsuits. The deal reached … [Read more...]

J&J, Distributors Finalize $26B Landmark Opioid Settlement

CAMDEN, NJ (AP) - Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors have finalized a nationwide settlement over their role in the opioid … [Read more...]

AIDS Support Group Granted Thousands to Combat Opioid Crisis

HYANNIS - The AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod has received roughly $5,000 in grant funding from RIZE Massachusetts to aid in the fight against the … [Read more...]

Chatham Votes to Opt-In For Opioid Settlement

  CHATHAM – The Chatham Select Board recently voted unanimously in favor of opting in to an opioid-related settlement that was opened to … [Read more...]

Another Danger to Illicit Drug Users: Animal Tranquilizer

CHESTER, VT (AP) - An animal tranquilizer is turning up in drug overdoses across the country. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and … [Read more...]

Uncertainty Follows Court’s Rejection of Purdue Opioids Deal

UNDATED - A federal judge’s decision to reject a multibillion dollar opioid settlement involving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is being hailed as a … [Read more...]



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