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Opioids

January 10, 2018
Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opioid most commonly used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects. (Contributed)
Drop-off sites cutting into opioid drug problem
January 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
January 5, 2018
Bruce Evink
Dentists, doctors see opioid crisis
January 5, 2018 - 5:28pm
January 4, 2018
Troy Becker / Forum News Service
Opioids become major Minnesota killer
January 4, 2018 - 2:09pm
January 3, 2018
Understanding opioid-related terms
January 3, 2018 - 2:36pm
Opioids notebook: Genetics one of many causes for opioid addiction
January 3, 2018 - 1:36pm
November 21, 2017
Chad Larson, county attorney
County to sue drug companies
November 21, 2017 - 4:34pm
October 27, 2017
President Donald Trump departs after signing a presidential memorandum to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Jabin Botsford / Washington Post
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
April 21, 2017
The nasal spray version of Narcan, also known as Naloxone. The drug is an opiate antidote, reversing the effects of an opiate overdose. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
An OD antidote: Narcan reverses the effects of heroin, opioids
April 21, 2017 - 11:02am
April 19, 2017
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of the 7th Congressional district in Minnesota. Forum News Service file photo
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
March 30, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
March 30, 2017 - 10:02am
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
September 20, 2016 - 7:28am
August 31, 2016
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
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