Supporters say a measure to allow more access to an easy-to-use treatment for heroin and other opioid drug overdoses would save lives.
The Central County Fire and Rescue Unit rushed to the scene of a reported heroin overdose Monday night.
The hour-long film was financed largely through a successful crowd sourcing campaign that nearly doubled it’s original goal in just over a week.
Police are looking for the driver of car abandoned with two dead men.
Bipartisan bill would also address prescription drug abuse
Joshua Foust, 33, resigned from A.D. Stowell Elementary School in Hannibal after drugs were allegedly found at his home.
“This very cheerful-sounding song, juxtaposed with these horrifying images – we knew it was going to upset people, and we knew we were taking a risk, but we felt like it was a risk worth taking because nothing else has worked.”
“We see a lot more heroin use now, a lot more heroin overdoes than we used to,” says ER physician Dr. Cassandra Haddox of St. Anthony’s Medical Center in South County.
The two agreed to assist a suspected drug dealer in robbing a drug courier of an amount of heroin.
48 year old man, 42 year old woman died in separate drug-related deaths in May.