The measure was overwhelmingly approved by the Legislature and will allow drug users to buy the strips to check whether drugs are laced with fentanyl.
A non-profit organization in the Valley is about to reach a big milestone: helping their 75th baby recover after being exposed to opioids since the facility opened last fall. FOX 10's Ty Brennan has more on how they're changing the way they treat these families.
The measure by Democratic Sen. Christine Marsh was prompted by last year’s death of her 25-year-old son, Landon Marsh.
FOX 10's Anita Roman spoke to former Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken and Dr. Matthew Crooks with Pinnacle Pain and Spine in Scottsdale to learn more about using alternatives to opioids to manage pain.
Shelly Goff's daughter, Hana, took a pill she bought off Snapchat with a friend, thinking it was a Percocet. As it turns out, the pull was Fentanyl, and that pill took Hana's life.
Yavapai County's top law enforcement official is speaking out, after officials with the DEA labeled the county's opioid epidemic a threat to public health and safety in Arizona.
The DEÁ’s Phoenix Field Division said the designation was made under a new national strategy that allows each DEA field division to select an enforcement focus in its territory and to customize its plans accordingly.
Demi Lovato’s drug overdose in 2018 resulted in the singer having three strokes and a heart attack, leaving her with physical limitations that still affect her.
A Wright County Sheriff's deputy investigating Gregory Ulrich, the man charged in the deadly Allina Health clinic shooting, believes Ulrich's dependency on pain medication was the "driving force" in the incident, according to search warrant applications filed in the case.
More and more young people in Arizona, including teens, are dying suddenly from fentanyl. Now, one Yavapai County family is opening up about their tragic loss that was linked to the drug.
Federal officials are warning the public about para-fluorofentanyl, or pFF, which has been found in 11 suspected overdose deaths in the state since the beginning of Dec. 2020.
The Justice Department is suing Walmart, alleging the company unlawfully dispensed controlled substances through its pharmacies, helping to fuel the opioid crisis in America, according to a person familiar with the matter.
At least two northern Arizona sheriff's deputies were taken to a hospital after possibly being exposed to an opioid during a traffic stop and pursuit.
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has pleaded guilty to criminal charges and formally admitted its role in the opioid crisis.
Soldiers and police in Mexico have seized an industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab that was so big it startled investigators.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) launched a new program in February to crack down on meth trafficking in key U.S. cities, and Phoenix was one of eight cities chosen for "Operation Crystal Shield."
As the world tackles the coronavirus pandemic, it may be easy to forget about Arizona’s epidemic, the opioid crisis.
Purdue Pharma, the drug company that makes OxyContin, launched a $23.8 million ad campaign on Monday alerting victims where to file claims if they have been affected or harmed by the opioid.
A Safford city councilmember has suspended his campaign for Congress after suffering a heroin overdose.
State attorneys general are finding a national settlement over the toll of opioids to be elusive, as some lawyers for state and local governments are renewing public criticism of the proposed deal with a group of companies led by the nation's largest drug distributors.