According to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, addiction to prescription opioid painkillers is real. Of the 21.5 million Americans 12 or older who had a substance use disorder in 2014, 1.9 million involved prescription pills.
Ocean Springs Police are looking for a suspect in the Monday morning armed robbery of a Dollar General Store on Bienville Boulevard. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police at 228-875-2211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.
Beginning April 26, Shipt online marketplace will roll out service across parts of Mississippi and Louisiana. Shipt will deliver from Rouses Supermarket in Ocean Springs or Gulfport and from Target in D'Iberville.
Richard Parker spent years away from his family while serving combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan The impact on his family didn’t end when he returned. He and his family struggle to cope with Parker's PTSD and traumatic brain injury.
After serving three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Richard Parker of Pascagoula struggles to adjust to life back at home and finds peace in a shed below his home. His family shares the impact of his PTSD as they work together to stay in tact.
Army and National Guard veteran Richard Parker of Pascagoula introduces his dogs, one a certified service animal and the other one ‘in training.’ Both help the veteran cope with the PTSD three combat tours have left him with.
When a combat veteran returns to civilian life, things aren’t the same. The military trains them to be on constant high alert and cold and heartless, but they can't undo it when they get home. Coast vets share their struggles with us.
When Casey Kennedy of Biloxi returned from Iraq with post traumatic stress and physical injuries, his wife, Amber, began her battle to help save him. She stays at home to serve as his caregiver and vows to do whatever she can to keep him safe.