Missouri Senate Backs Bill for Program to Fight Opioid AbuseSenators gave the measure initial approval Tuesday in a voice vote.
NCADA Super Bowl Ads Get Positive Response Despite Dark MessagePSAs show viewers the reality of opioid abuse and how easy it to find a supply of pills in many medicine cabinets.
Missouri Couple Takes 'Selfie' With Friend's Dead BodyA man and woman have been charged after taking a selfie with the corpse of an overdosed friend.
Town Hall Meeting to Target Recreational Drug Use, AddictionOn Wednesday, Bridgeway Behavorial Health, the National Counsel on Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Better Family Life will host a town hall meeting on the impact of drug addiction on St. Louis families.
Former Heroin Addict Finds Parenting Help Through Annie Malone CenterApril is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Carol Daniel introduces us to a mother whose been in and out of rehab, but finally got help that appears to have changed her for good.
Teenage Filmmaker Focuses Lens on Classmates' Rx Drug Abuse A film focused on exposing teen prescription drug abuse will be screened in St. Louis.
Study: Drug, Alcohol Use Higher Among Mentally IllResearchers at Washington University School found that rates of smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those with psychotic disorders.
Illinois Joins Network to Track Prescription Drug UseAn Illinois medicine-monitoring program has joined a national data-sharing network to help prevent prescription drug abuse.
Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets NationwideMidwest DEA's Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.
Missouri Man Charged in Illinois Heroin DeathPolice say they found Shannon Barton face down in her bathtub after her 4-year-old daughter told a neighbor her mother and her boyfriend were dead.

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