Peoria Center Distributing Free Opioid Overdose KitsEach little red bag contains three doses of the drug overdose antidote Naloxone and three retractable syringes.
Antidote Saving Fewer in St. Louis Amid Stronger DrugsAccording to the St. Louis County Medical Examiner's Office, nearly 90 percent of 121 overdose deaths through July 2017 involved fentanyl.
Narloxone Saving Lives in Missouri by Reversing OverdoseThe overdose situation throughout the entire St. Louis region is reaching critical mass.
Walgreens Now Offering Over the Counter Narcan Walgreens now will offer the Narcan opioid overdose spray over the counter.
Power Fentanyl Linked to OverdosesA more powerful fentanyl is making it's way across the country.
Greitens Makes Carrying Overdose-Reversing Drug State PolicyState law enforcement officers will carry overdose-reversing drug. Local agencies encouraged to.
Heroine Overdose Numbers Double Last Year'sThe drug overdose epidemic in the city of St. Louis makes a sudden shift this past month, with one drug overtaking another.
Missouri House Passes Bill Giving Immunity for Overdose HelpAt least 1,066 people, or 17.9 per 1,000 people, died of drug overdoses in Missouri in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Missouri Advances Bill Pushing Medical Help for OverdosesIt says that people can't be penalized for seeking medical assistance for an overdose if they possess small amounts of drugs or are in violation of probation, parole or a restraining order.
Kirkwood's Loss Sheds Light on Heroin EpidemicKirkwood is mourning after last week's funeral for Isabella Sammartano, a 20-year-old Kirkwood High School graduate whose obituary listed "heroin overdose" as the cause of death.
Missouri Man Gets Prison Time for Role in Heroin DeathTwenty-six-year-old David Bollinger was sentenced Tuesday in St. Louis.
STL Fire Continues to Respond to a Dozen Overdoses Per Day, Most Are K-2"It puts a strain on the day-to-day activities of the guys and the women who work in EMS and fire; it wears on you after a while," Jenkerson says. "Especially when you see the same two or three people over and over."