Yale School of Medicine holds symposium in New Haven on Connecticut opioid crisis

This story was originally published in the New Haven Register and was written by Esteban L. Hernandez.  NEW HAVEN >> The country’s two previous opioid epidemics led to changes in federal laws and policy, but had other unintended effects that likely are helping to fuel the current drug crisis, according to a Yale professor. Yale University School of Public Health epidemiology and pharmacology professor Robert … Continue reading Yale School of Medicine holds symposium in New Haven on Connecticut opioid crisis

Police: 57 bags of heroin found in Middletown apartment near 3-year-old

This story was originally published in the Middletown Press. MIDDLETOWN >> A city man and woman are facing charges after Middletown police say they found heroin in an apartment where the couple lived with a young child. Juan Pagan-Rivera, 27, and Lourdes Torreira, 26, had marijuana, prescription pills and 57 bags of heroin in their Grove Street apartment, near Macdonough Elementary School, police said. Detectives … Continue reading Police: 57 bags of heroin found in Middletown apartment near 3-year-old