Legislation Aims To Prevent Death By Overdose

April 26, 2016

The House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed a landmark bill to address opioid abuse. Supporters predict the legislation can save lives and serve as a model for other states.

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Medication Drop Off

April 26, 2016

Here's your chance to get rid of dangerous, unwanted medications.  This Saturday in Stamford.

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Groundbreaking Opioid Legislation Passes House

April 26, 2016

Yesterday the House of Representatives unanimously passed groundbreaking legislation to address the state's opioid crisis. HB 5053, An Act Concerning Access to Overdose Reversal Drugs, acts both to help those currently struggling with opioid addiction and prevent new cases of addiction.

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Opioid Legislation Will Save Lives

April 26, 2016

After hours of spirited debate, the House of Representatives passes landmark legislation designed to combat opioid overdoses. HB 5053 will give emergency responders the tools they need to save someone who's suffering from an overdose of opioid medication. The legislation improves access to Narcan, which has proven to be successful in treating opioid overdose.

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