Tag: opioid crisis

City files lawsuit against opioid industry

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The City of Alexandria filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers for their role in creating...

Alexandria Police Department responds to six overdoses in a week

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com An uptick in overdoses over the span of a week has the Alexandria Police Department concerned. Local law enforcement responded to six...

Opioids in Alexandria Part 1: Two-year surge has city responders working...

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com Alexandria is feeling the potent effects of the national opioid epidemic, with a sharp increase in the past two years...
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