City Council President Tours Supervised Injection Sites in VancouverDenver City Council President Albus Brooks said he was impressed with how safe and effective supervised injection facilities were in Canada, after traveling to Vancouver to see the facilities first hand on Nov. 8.
The Heroin Fix: Sister of OD Victim Says Causes of Addiction Need AttentionMore than 750 Coloradans have died from heroin overdoses over the past five years. But, behind the numbers are families and their stories.
After Scary Experience, City Council President Backs Supervised Injection FacilityCity Council President Albus Brooks put his full support behind a proposal to create a supervised injection facility in Denver on Tuesday.
Coroner: 'We Have Seen' Synthetic Opiates Like Fentanyl Mixed With MarijuanaFentanyl is 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine and has been attributed to the increasing number of fatal drug overdoses across the U.S.
Police Body Cam Captures Life Saving Actions During Heroin OverdoseA Denver woman is alive thanks to the quick thinking actions of a Vail police officer who administered Narcan, reversing a likely heroin overdose.
Parents Who Lost Son To Overdose Warn About Mail-Order DrugsKris Randall thumbed through a family photo album, remembering the good times before September of 2015 when her son overdosed on a dangerous cocktail of heroin and fentanyl, a synthetic opiate.
Law Enforcement's Overdose Reversal Drug Already Saving LivesAn Aurora police officer saved a man's life just one month after being trained and given the opioid and heroin reversal drug called naloxone. It's part of Colorado's fight to combat the explosive heroin epidemic.
Addicts Help Colorado Leaders Formulate Heroin Addiction Battle PlanLessons learned from addicts and their families are helping Colorado leaders in their efforts to attack the heroin addiction problem statewide.
Report: Colorado Heroin Deaths Doubled Between 2011 And 2015Heroin deaths doubled between 2011 and 2015 in Colorado while arrests for heroin offenses grew six times during that time period, according to the state's first report on the drug released Thursday.
Library Stocks Up On Drug To Treat OverdosesA new effort is being made to treat drug overdoses at Denver's Central Library.
More Police Get Trained To Administer Drug That Blocks Opiod OverdosesEvans Police Chief Rick Brandt has been spearheading efforts to get Narcan into the hands of law enforcement departments across the state.
Police: Woman In Labor Demanded Injection Of Heroin And MethA woman in labor demanded a friend inject her with heroin and methamphetamine before firefighters arrived at their home and she gave birth while entering an ambulance, New Hampshire police said Wednesday.