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Free Community Naloxone Training in Holly Jan. 15

December 31st 2018

Free Community Naloxone Training in Holly Jan. 15 Holly, MI – Please join the Alliance of Coalitions, Holly Area Community Coalition, the Village of Holly Fire and Police Departments, and the North Oakland County Fire Authority for a community-wide Naloxone (Narcan) training. Everyone 12 year and older will be trained on the proper administration of […]

Men Overdosing on Heroin at I-75 Rest Area Revived with Narcan

April 25th 2018

Men Overdosing on Heroin at I-75 Rest Area Revived with Narcan (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 25, 2018) Springfield Township, MI – INCIDENT:  02:17 hrs 4-24-2018. – Springfield Township – Drug Overdose / NARCAN Administered – #18-75916 SUMMARY:  Deputies and the Springfield Township Fire Department responded to the rest area located on northbound 1-75 for […]

Narcan Training w/Samples in Madison Heights April 26

March 30th 2018

Narcan Training w/Samples in Madison Heights April 26  Madison Heights, MI – The Madison Heights Community Coalition is hosting a Narcan training being held for the general public, community partners and friends, individuals and families who know someone who struggles with the disease of addiction. At the conclusion of this training, each participant will receive […]

Free Naloxone/Narcan Training with Samples in Hazel Park Jan. 29

January 19th 2018

Free Naloxone/Narcan Training with Samples in Hazel Park Jan. 29 (Hazel Park Community Coalition) We are excited to announce that we will be partnering up with Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities Oakland County Families Against Narcotics, Hazel Park Police Department, Hazel Park Fire Department, as well as a local medical doctor to have a […]

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context

October 19th 2017

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2017) Pontiac, MI – A dozen Oakland County residents have been charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl, seven of whom were charged with distribution resulting in death, revealed Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard in a press conference Wednesday […]

Free Community Naloxone Training Dec. 18

October 9th 2017

Free Community Naloxone Training Dec. 18 Waterford, MI – Bryan’s HOPE is hosting a free training on how to use Naloxone (Narcan) to save people from drug overdoses. This free training is Monday, Dec. 18 at 5:30pm at Covert School 1150 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328. More info: www.facebook.com/events/288287968326933 ****** Thank you to White […]

Opioid Overdose Training for Anyone July 21

June 30th 2017

Opioid Overdose Training for Anyone July 21 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI  – If someone you love, work around or live with is at high risk for an Opioid Overdose this FREE Opioid Overdose Prevention and Education Training is for you. Please pre-register by sending your name, contact number and date of training you wish to […]

Man Dead in Alley as Ferndale Police Strive to Reduce Drug Fatalities

December 3rd 2016

Man Dead in Alley as Ferndale Police Strive to Reduce Drug Fatalities (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2016) Ferndale, MI – A man died Friday night in the alley behind Om Café presumably from drug use. Police are awaiting autopsy results from the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office, but Lt. Pkak of the Ferndale Police […]

Waterford-based Group Makes Heroin Documentary (video)

February 6th 2016

Waterford-based Group Makes Heroin Documentary (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2016) Waterford, MI – “There is no average addict… It happens to all races, and sexes, and economic strata. It happens to good and bad families. There is no particular profile,” said Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard in a documentary about heroin addiction and […]

Crime at the Motorama Motel, Part Three

December 19th 2015

Crime at the Motorama Motel, Part Three Part Three of a Three-Part Series (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 19, 2015) Ferndale, MI – How common is crime at the Motorama? This question comes up from time to time as the public hears about the most serious of cases, including a heroin-related death earlier this year. On […]