New 'Treatment On Demand' Plan Can Help Those Fighting Opioid AddictionA new pilot program helps Coloradans deal with opioid addiction.
Opioid Addiction Targets Emergency Department ProgramsHealth professionals gathered in Denver on Thursday to focus on fighting opioid addiction.
Achingly Honest Obituary For Young Mom Describes Darkness Of Opioid Addiction"Though we would have paid any ransom to have her back, any price in the world, this disease would not let her go until she was gone."
5K Aims To Erase Stigma Surrounding AddictionOpioid addiction has become a national health crisis. Addiction affects one in three people and every day; 174 people die in the United States due to drug over dose.
Man In Constant Pain Trades Opioids For Alternative TherapiesThe U.S. is considered in the throes of an opioid epidemic. In 2015, more than two million Americans suffered from opioid dependence or addiction.
Group Believes Home Visits, Education Help Curb Opioid AddictionThere's a new campaign to help curb the growing opioid addiction problem in Colorado.
Parents Advocate For Adolescents To Avoid OpioidsOpioid abuse is a national crisis for children and adults. Now, parents are being encouraged to advocate for their kids and limit their access to prescription pain medications.
42,000 Prescription Bottles Reveal Opioid Addiction IssueA new memorial has 42,000 prescription bottles on display that represent the 42,000 lives lost nationwide to opioid addiction.
Mother Fights For Opioid Addiction Treatment: 'He's Gone Forever'A mother whose son died of a drug overdose is pleading with lawmakers to pass a bill that she says could have saved his life.
Marijuana Legalization Could Help Offset Opioid Epidemic, Studies FindExperts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy.
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.
'I'm Just One Mom': Woman Dedicates Life To Helping Homeless YouthCallie's Backyard Foundation finds purpose in tragedy.
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.