Facing Addiction: It’s Time to Focus on Solutions

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We can no longer sit back and look with detached concern at graphs and statistics of this plague that is ravaging our country’s youth. We have to begin to ask the all-important but difficult question: How do we reverse these trends? The opportunity lies before us to make great strides in the fight against addiction. But it will require us to dig deeper than just reporting the numbers on the “overdose crisis;” think well beyond the simplistic notion that those afflicted “got themselves into this mess and if they wanted to stop, they would;” and boldly envision a systematic transformation similar to those that have been made with other health crises in America’s history. For the full story follow this link.——>Facing Addiction: It’s Time to Focus on Solutions