THE CRISIS NEXT DOOR
The US government has created a website to inspire hope for people suffering from opioid addiction. On the website, Crisis Next Door, there is a list of different people and their stories. Some are famous, such as Darryl Strawberry, and others are just your everyday, average American. To hear some of their stories about overcoming addiction click the button below:
In 2018, more than 2 million Americans will suffer from addiction to prescription or illicit opioids. Opioids killer more people last year than either car accidents or gun violence. The crisis of addiction can affect any Amercian, from all-state football captains to stay-at-home mothers. As a result, Americans across the country are feeling the weight of the crisis next door.