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December 15, 2018
This killer opioid could become a weapon of mass destruction
December 15, 2018 - 3:57pm
December 4, 2018
Lt. Brett Johnson shows examples of opioids that have been found in Grand Forks, along with drug combatants that EMS has on hand when dealing with dangerous drugs. Joshua Komer / Forum News Service
Grand Forks joins lawsuit against opioid companies: Stenehjem advised against community action
December 4, 2018 - 6:07pm
November 28, 2018
Bismarck joins opioid litigation
November 28, 2018 - 10:56pm
November 19, 2018
At Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes, expectant moms testing positive for opiates has increased a percentage point from 2017 to 2018, roughly. Forum News Service file photo
Born addicted: As opioid-affected births rise, early treatment is key
November 19, 2018 - 7:00am
November 4, 2018
Joe Moran was addicted to opioids for many years and finally got clean through medication-assisted treatment. He is now a case manager at Dorothy Day House in Moorhead. David Samson / Forum News Service
‘It saved my life’: How drug therapy helped Fargo man kick opioid addiction
November 4, 2018 - 7:00am
October 30, 2018
ND tribes join lawsuit suing opioid distributors
October 30, 2018 - 6:10pm
October 9, 2018
North Dakota tribes join 'historic' court filing to detail impact of opioid crisis
October 9, 2018 - 6:13pm
September 6, 2018
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Senate reaches agreement on opioids package
September 6, 2018 - 9:40pm
September 1, 2018
Kathryn Helgaas Burgum was instrumental in launching the Recovery Reinvented conference to be held at the Fargo Civic on Sept. 5, 2018. David Samson / Forum News Service
'It's up to me': ND’s first lady talks about her recovery, in advance of Fargo addiction event
September 1, 2018 - 3:58pm
August 20, 2018
North Dakota, Minnesota and other states have sued OxyContin's maker, Purdue Pharma. Cass County leaders voted Monday, Aug. 20, to independently sue the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids. Forum News Service file photo
Against state's advice, Cass County opts for its own lawsuit against opioid industry
August 20, 2018 - 8:22pm
August 3, 2018
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Addiction is a disease. My drug-addicted parents showed me that.
August 3, 2018 - 9:00pm
July 26, 2018
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, right, is greeted after presenting Indian Country law enforcement officers, from left,  Gary Sandland, Stacey Larocque, Michael Slater and Wayland Bad Hand with the Secretary’s Commendation Award in recognition of their life saving efforts at the Federal Building in downtown Fargo on Thursday, July 26, 2018.David Samson / The Forum
Officers honored for saving lives on North Dakota reservations
July 26, 2018 - 8:57pm
July 16, 2018
From left, Melissa Herman, Chastity Dolbec, Brandi Richter, Dr. Michelle Placke and Leigh Holland are among the members of Coal Country Community Health Centers Suboxone team. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Treating addiction in a rural area: Small town health center offers big city services
July 16, 2018 - 7:36am
June 10, 2018
The Fargo/Moorhead Good Neighbor Project distributes kits of Naloxone, the generic form of opiate overdose antidote Narcan, with two clean needles and alcohol swabs. Rick Abbott / Forum News Service
Cass County considers joining opioid litigation
June 10, 2018 - 3:16pm
June 1, 2018
Fire can be seen through a small window of a combustion unit where drugs and garbage are burned. Randy Cadwell / Forum News Service
Here's what happens to stacks of drugs after police seizures
June 1, 2018 - 5:52pm