opioids

Battle Creek Man Guilty In Death Of OD Victim Left In Snow
On Friday, 37-year-old Jerrell Finch was found guilty of second-degree murder and delivery of a controlled substance causing death, related to the death of 45-year-old Michael Newman. Police say that Newman had gone to Finch’s home in January 2017, looking to buy heroin. Finch eventually got …
Fentanyl Deaths Rise Sharply Calhoun County
The Calhoun County Health Department conducted a study of opioid prescribing rates, overdoses resulting in emergency room visits, and opioid overdose deaths, and they say that a key takeaway is the impact of fentanyl.
Anti-Opioid Overdose Event To Be Held In Battle Creek
The program, put on by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Calhoun County, will feature speakers from Summit Pointe about opiate dangers and addiction; speeches will also be held by two women who were a part of creating Michigan’s Good Samaritan law