Politics

Common Ground: Opioid Epidemic

03/05/2018 05:59 PM

It’s an epidemic that knows no socio-economic bounds – opiates affects mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, grandparents, touching everyone in this state. Opioid addiction has skyrocketed in Kentucky over the past few years, taking thousands of lives. From 2012-2016, 5,800 people have died from opioid overdoses statewide. Each year, the number of overdose deaths continues to grow. And as the death toll climbs, Democrats and Republicans are putting aside their political differences to try and find a solution to combat this... Read more 

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