While strung out on heroin, Anne Bissell spent hours, sometimes days, passed out in the bathroom or bedroom.
A woman whose body was found in Redington Pass in August died of an accidental drug overdose, an autopsy report released late Tuesday reveals.
Everybody wants to be on the cutting edge, whether it's car makers, scientists or fashion designers. Well, the courts are no different.
The Tucson-based non-profit group Amistades Inc. will receive a five-year $625,000 grant from the federal government to prevent substance abuse.
An Oro Valley mom accused of giving her child a fatal dose of methadone failed in her bid to be released from jail on her own recognizance this week, but she did get her bail reduced from $75,000 cash to $10,000 cash or surety bond.
Earlier this year, I wrote a story updating folks on a new and unique program designed to keep nonviolent drug offenders out of prison by offering them a multitude of services to get their lives back on track.
State Child Protective Services had a previous report of neglect involving the 18-month-old who died in February after being given a fatal dose of methadone by his mother Donna Smith.
Sally Hueston with HOPE meets with a client at the Pima County jail. The program helps inmates who are mentally ill or have drug problems.
This time last year, Capt. Greg Gearhart was seeing the same group of people being booked into the Pima County jail again and again. They would get arrested for a petty crime, get released, fall victim to their mental illness or substance abuse issues again, and get rearrested.