drug overdose

Deaths from drug overdose have surpassed homicides in North Carolina.
NC DHHS/FBI

Fayetteville is part of a nationwide project that is trying to compile information about the opioid crisis. 

The non-profit New America is working with about a dozen cities to create maps on opioid overdoses and how to prevent them.

Naloxone kit
Jeff Tiberii / WUNC

Raleigh Police officers will now carry a drug called Naloxone that reverses opioid overdoses.