Bridgeport, Fairfield, Milford and Shelton are among 18 towns that together have filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies, blaming opioid abuse on “aggressive and fraudulent marketing” of painkillers. The action, filed in the Connecticut Superior Court in the Judicial District of Waterbury, also includes the towns of Naugatuck, Southbury, Woodbury, Beacon Falls, Oxford, West Haven, North Haven, Thomaston, Torrington, Bristol, … read more
The public is invited to a free public screening of the FBI documentary “Chasing the Dragon” and open discussion in the Parsons Veterans Memorial Auditorium on Oct. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is hosted by The Milford Kiwanis Club and Milford Prevention Council in an effort to help raise awareness of this growing epidemic. The 45-minute documentary … read more
Fairfield University will host U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal for an Opioid Prescribers Panel Discussion about “Best Practices for Prescribers — What’s Working Now?” on Wednesday, Aug. 17.