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As the opioid epidemic grows, paramedics feel the weight of tragedy

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The call came in at dinnertime: an 11-year-old girl, not breathing. Pittsburgh paramedics with Medic 8 supposed the girl was choking on her food as they raced to the address in Beechview. But paramedics with Medic 2 got to the home first and sent out an update over the air: The girl showed telltale signs of heroin use. This was an overdose.

MORE THAN 24,000 POUNDS COLLECTED ON ARKANSAS DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Arkansas law enforcement agencies collected more than 24,000 pounds of prescription drug medications in a single day.

SALINE COUNTY RESIDENTS DROP OFF MORE THAN 1,500 POUNDS OF MEDICATIONS

Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Residents of Saline County dropped off more than 1,500 pounds of medications during the Saturday, April 29 Arkansas Drug Take Back Day

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