Entries by Jason Lewis

Column: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

In recent years, misuse of heroin and other opioid drugs has claimed numerous lives and devastated many families across our region.  Statewide, just over 1,000 residents of our Commonwealth died due to opioid use and abuse in 2014, nearly double the 526 opioid-related deaths in 2010, showing how rapidly the rate of opioid-related deaths has […]