opioid crisis

Opioid Crisis: State Sues Pharma for Cost of Addiction

Fatal overdoses have increased in Arkansas by roughly 300 percent over the last 18 years, in that same period, opioid sales quadrupled. The state has the second highest opioid prescribing rate in the country, behind Alabama. More prescriptions are filed in Arkansas each year than there are people.

Trump's Opioid Plan Is Not Enough for New Hampshire

“I remember when [Trump] was running for president, he talked about how beautiful New Hampshire was and how the drug problem here didn’t make sense, and I agreed,” said Rachel Behrens, who lives in the Manchester area and lost her 19-year-old son to a Fentanyl overdose last year. “At that time my son was alive, and now he isn’t. It’s way too late.”

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