The Lazarus Drug

Drugs and Paraphernalia

A new report from the Health Department details the increased use of naloxone to reverse overdoses and provide second chances.

Finding Patterns of Misuse

Erin Read Photo

Real-time data and case narratives from overdose deaths may hold the key to successful drug intervention in Knox County.

‘A Community Disease’

Hallway in The Gateway Center with a sign on the wall saying "RESTORE."

The Metro Drug Coalition’s Gateway Center opens up a new front in a long battle against addiction and overdose deaths.

A Prescription for Listening

In a new book, Knoxville author Lesly-Marie Buer tells the stories of Kentucky women addicted to opioids in hopes that dialogue will follow.

A Shelter From the Storm

The Guest House will provide a place where COVID-19 patients who are homeless can go into quarantine.

Room for Recovery

Karen Pershing of MDC

With a new center called The Gateway, the Metro Drug Coalition aims to fill the gap between sobriety and stability.