Tag Archives: opioid

Lawsuit against drug makers attracting interest

Like many first responders, Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield keeps a dose of Narcan, a drug to combat opiate overdoses, in his vehicle. Chatfield, who is also a member of the…

State enlists pharmacists to combat opioid crisis

Pharmacists are now on the front line of the state’s battle with opioid addiction. The number of overdose deaths from opioids has risen over the past few years, and state…

Forum focuses on opioid crisis

NAUGATUCK — Opioid use in Connecticut is an epidemic that is spiraling out of control. That’s the picture that state and local officials painted during a frank forum on opioids…