Christina Pericone said she did everything she could to keep her brother, Travis McClish into things like fishing, music and work. Instead, he fell in and out of a cycle of drug addiction.
There is a hidden epidemic within the coronavirus pandemic. A spike in drug overdoses is being reported nationwide and the American Medical Association recently issued a warning saying opioid deaths have increased in more than 30 states.
The Pasco Sheriff's Office announced a major bust in its fight against opioids. Deputies arrested two brothers allegedly involved in selling drugs to vulnerable people throughout the county.
South Dakota's latest anti-drug campaign slogan, “Meth. We’re On It,” has not been as well received as originally hoped.
The number of drug overdoses and deaths is rising in several Bay Area counties, including Pasco County, where it can only be described as an explosion.