The Opioid Pandemic: Current and Recovering Addicts

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

As I have written in this newspaper previously, the opioid pandemic was an introduction describing how the opioid crisis became a pandemic, who is affected by it and what the Greek Orthodox faithful could do to help alleviate this problem. I mentioned we need to categorize those affected by it into three groups: 1) current and recovering addicts; 2) family/friends of addicts/recovering addicts; and 3) healthcare professionals who engage with the former and the latter. In this article, I address …

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