Everybody knows somebody whose life has been destroyed or ended by opioids.
These are children, nephews, neighbors, bosses, parents, professional athletes and music icons. Every story is a unique tragedy. While the sum total of the damage is impossible to calculate, there is no doubt that communities forced to bear the burden have been completely drained dry.
During this public health crisis, the horrific has been normalized. We’ve seen morgues overflowing, babies born addicted, and overburdened treatment centers turning people away.
Communities serving on the front lines of the opioid epidemic have a desperate need for resources now and for