Paramedics On The Front Lines Of Minnesota's Overdose BoomThe BCA recently reported 170 overdoses across the Twin Cities over a two week span. The victim died in 17 of those cases.
'That's Astronomical': Minneapolis Police Respond To 65 Overdose Calls In 9 DaysThe war against drug overdoses has ripped through communities across the country. And now, police across the Twin Cities are dealing with a frightening battle of their own.
'Addicts Deserve This Chance': Group Battling Opioid Epidemic Takes Fight To The AirAddiction advocates are pushing airlines to equip their planes with Narcan.
Doctors Teach Tent City Community Leaders How To Administer NarcanMinneapolis police say at least four people have died from heroin overdoses at the homeless camp off Hiawatha Avenue.
Narcan To Be Supplied To Public Libraries, YMCAsDrug overdose reversal medication could soon be available at your local library and YMCA as part of a national effort to address the opioid crisis.
'Pink Death': Synthetic Opioid Returns To Twin CitiesA deadly, synthetic drug that killed nearly 50 people a few years ago may now be on the streets of the Twin Cities.
MPD To Begin Carrying Narcan In Fight Against Opioid EpidemicIn Hennepin County alone, Sheriff Rich Stanek said preliminary reports show there were 162 opioid-related deaths last year.
MPD Officers To Be Trained On Opioid OD AntidoteMinneapolis police are set to train officers to use a potentially life-saving antidote for opioid overdoses.
Minneapolis Mayor's Office To Carry Life-Saving Opioid Overdose MedicationThe mayor of Minneapolis is the first in the state to carry the emergency treatment in his office.
St. Paul Police Officers Trained To Use Overdose Reversing DrugOn Thursday, St. Paul Police Department became the latest law enforcement agency to train in the field using the drug that reverses an opioid overdose.
Sherburne Co. Deputies Save 4 Overdose Victims In 10 Days Using NARCANFour people in 10 days have been saved by deputies administering NARCAN in Sherburne County, according to the county’s sheriff’s office.