Maine Overdoses Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic

Maine Overdoses Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic

The quiet town of Milford, Maine has had its share of drug issues. On Oct. 13, 2020, reports of a possible overdose occurred on the corner of Main Road and Bridge Street. Two officers of Maine’s Sheriff’s Department arrived shortly after 1:31 p.m. EST. Milford Maine Overdose According to a witness, this is the second […]

Group Drug Overdose in the South Side Leaves 3 Dead, 4 Hospitalized

Group Drug Overdose in the South Side Leaves 3 Dead, 4 Hospitalized

Three out of seven people, all wearing orange wristbands, died early in the morning on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019,  in a Pittsburg apartment complex – the rest have been hospitalized. The victims were found, in critical condition after overdosing on drugs, by the police in response to a medical emergency call around 2 a.m. A […]

Overdose: Why Are Middle Aged Women Dying?

Overdose: Why Are Middle Aged Women Dying?

Drug overdose is becoming a more common tragedy and is worsening at a surprising rate among middle-aged women, reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Jan. 10, 2019. Overdose deaths have soared among women over 30 beginning in 1999, with the largest increase in women 45-64. Deaths from drug overdoses jumped 260 […]