battling opioids

The ‘Life Unites Us’ social media campaign is seeing some success in reducing stigma surrounding the battle with opioid addiction.

Senator Pat Toomey held a roundtable discussion this week with Lehigh Valley health officials and local parents who have lost children to opioid addiction.

The social isolation that comes with the coronavirus pandemic is hard on everyone. Local health officials say it’s even harder for those struggling with opioid addiction. Lehigh County is addressing the epidemic unfolding in the shadow of the coronavirus.

The American Medical Association says drug overdoses were down in 2019 but skyrocketed when COVID-19 hit the U.S.


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