13 Funerals in 1 year

In the past few years, use of opioids has risen and so has the number of deaths. Myself, last year alone, I went to 13 funerals for drug overdose. I was only 18 years old. I have watched so many people go down this path, it is sad and scary. In the past two weeks alone I have seen 3 people overdose; at the mall, on the train…

It starts out harmless right it’s just a pill? No, that is wrong. Opioids have some of the worst withdrawals. This pill feels equivalent to the needle.. We now have people who can’t get through the day without it. I worry funding shelters only increases the issue.. We need to fund more treatment centers and real rehabilitation, for some people it’s the only way for them to get off it.


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