After weeks of anxiety and many unknowns, I turned to my physician for help rather than my pastor. I know that in some instances we need both, but my situation proved otherwise.
On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to permanently classify fentanyl-related substances as Schedule I drugs and therefore increase federal penalties for fentanyl dealers and users.
Fentanyl works by binding to the body’s opioid receptors—found in the areas of the brain that control pain and emotions, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
The Department of Homeland Security seized enough fentanyl off of Birmingham streets in 2022 to kill the entire state population of Alabama. Think about that for a minute.
New data from the White House shows Alabama has one of the highest nonfatal opioid overdose (NOO) rates in the country.
As families gather this Thanksgiving, a former DEA agent is warning of the dangers of drug activity and the part unwitting family members can play in their loved one's addiction.
"Stop Judging; Start Healing," a summit seeking to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use disorder, will make eight stops in 2023.
Should dealers in Alabama who sell narcotic drugs that result in someone's death be charged with manslaughter?
A Jefferson County inmate was found dead on Thursday, potentially due to an opioid overdose.
The Morgan County Jail saw multiple incidences of drugs being brought behind bars this week, according to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO).
Floyd Rodgers Jr. once spent his time pushing cocaine in Detroit. Now, he is a minister at a church in his home town of Fayette.
By Nicole Allshouse Homeland Security Investigations in Birmingham have seized more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl so far in 2021. The...
By Brandon Moseley On Thursday, Nov. 30, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and the U.S. Justice Department announced that the DEA has...